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CONCEAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conceal mean? 

CONCEAL (verb)
  The verb CONCEAL has 2 senses:

1. prevent from being seen or discovered
2. hold back; keep from being perceived by others

  Familiarity information: CONCEAL used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONCEAL (verb)


Sense 1conceal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Prevent from being seen or discovered

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

conceal; hide

Context examples:

Muslim women hide their faces / hide the money

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "conceal"):

veil (to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil)

lurk; skulk (lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner)

sweep under the rug (to conceal something in the hopes it won't be discovered by others)

disguise (make unrecognizable)

becloud; befog; cloud; fog; haze over; mist; obnubilate; obscure (make less visible or unclear)

harbor; harbour; shield (hold back a thought or feeling about)

cover; cover up (hide from view or knowledge)

bury (cover from sight)

bosom (hide in one's bosom)

cover (spread over a surface to conceal or protect)

block; obstruct (shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight)

secrete (place out of sight; keep secret)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something

Sentence example:

They conceal themselves


Sense 2conceal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hold back; keep from being perceived by others

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

conceal; hold in; hold back

Context example:

She conceals her anger well

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "conceal"):

occult (hide from view)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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