conceal conceal  /kən ˈsil/

Definition(s):

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

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  1. A federal grand jury is currently investigating whether any crimes were committed in connection with campaign laws in an effort to conceal his affair with Rielle Hunter.
  2. The Congressional committee staff said that the move was an effort to conceal the event.
  3. And when a government lawyer said that putting money in a suitcase in a cars trunk might be evidence of a design to conceal, Chief Justice John G.

News

  1. Health Barrier: From insurance coverage to simply finding a doctor, health care presents challenges for the ...

    Transgender patients “have to go through things that others don't for basic health care." by Lauren Daley Three hours before Michael David Battle starts his day, he begins thinking about binding his breasts, and the questions he might face. What shirt will best conceal his chest?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh City Paper

  2. Veteran Denied Conceal and Carry License

    James Redmon says wanted his conceal and carry license so he could put his guns in his pick up truck to go to the shooting range, but was denied by Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas Riggenbach because he was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder after serving in the Gulf War. But Sheriff Riggenbach says his criminal past is also playing factor into why he denied Redmon, leading Redmon to ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Your Hometown Lima Stations

  3. Greene Co. sheriff lifts order limiting conceal/carry weapons instructors

    The sheriff found state law allows people seeking CCW permits to use any instructor who meets state's criteria. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sheriff Jim Arnott says his department will continue to accept training certificates for people who want to carry concealed weapons from any instructor who meets the state's criteria. Last week, Arnott put out a notice that, starting this fall, his department would ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KSPR Springfield

Quotes

  1. "In the New York action, the Rigases were charged with agreeing to conceal from investors, analysts and lenders the failing financial condition of Adelphia," District Judge John E. Jones III wrote. "In this action, the Rigases are charged...
    on Jul 12, 2008 By: John E Jones III Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The national management of these companies know what they were doing was wrong, but they tried to conceal their action and went ahead anyway," Ms. Kroes said in a statement. "The damage caused by this cartel will last for many years because...
    on Feb 21, 2007 By: Neelie Kroes Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "We have taken this immediate step based on evidence of illicit activities and, in some cases, evidence of attempts to conceal those activities," Johanns said in a statement.
    on Dec 20, 2006 By: Mike Johanns Source: International Herald Tribune

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