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CONCEALING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does concealing mean? 

CONCEALING (noun)
  The noun CONCEALING has 1 sense:

1. the activity of keeping something secret

  Familiarity information: CONCEALING used as a noun is very rare.


CONCEALING (adjective)
  The adjective CONCEALING has 1 sense:

1. covering or hiding

  Familiarity information: CONCEALING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONCEALING (noun)


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Meaning:

The activity of keeping something secret

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

concealing; hiding; concealment

Hypernyms ("concealing" is a kind of...):

activity (any specific behavior)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "concealing"):

camouflage; disguise (the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance)

mask (activity that tries to conceal something)

cover; covering; masking; screening (the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it)

cover (a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent))

cover-up (concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public)

burial; burying (concealing something under the ground)

smoke screen; smokescreen (an action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure)

stealing; stealth (avoiding detection by moving carefully)

money laundering (concealing the source of illegally gotten money)


CONCEALING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Covering or hiding

Context examples:

the concealing darkness / concealing curtains prevented discovery

Antonym:

revealing (showing or making known)


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