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Noun: hiding  hI-ding
  1. The activity of keeping something secret
    - concealment, concealing
  2. The state of being hidden
    "he went into hiding"
  3. [informal] The act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    - beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking
Verb: hide (hid,hidden)  hId
  1. Prevent from being seen or discovered
    "hide the money";
    - conceal
  2. Be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety
    "Probably his horse would be close to where he was hiding"; "She is hiding out in a cabin in Montana";
    - hide out
  3. Cover as if with a shroud
    - shroud, enshroud, cover
  4. Make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
    - obscure, blot out, obliterate, veil

Derived forms: hidings

Type of: activity, alter, change, concealment, corporal punishment, enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, modify, privacy, privateness, secrecy, wrap

Antonym: show

Encyclopedia: Hiding