hide hide  /ˈhaɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
  2. (n) body covering of a living animal
  3. (v) prevent from being seen or discovered
  4. (v) be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety
  5. (v) cover as if with a shroud
  6. (v) make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing

Usage(s):

  1. The White House has nothing to hide.
  2. And doctors are eager to hide their mistakes.
  3. When you first do stand-up, you tend to hide behind someone else, so that it isn't you dying out there, until you develop your own voice and become confident.

News

  1. Utah AG Swallow: 'I don't have anything to hide'

    Utah's embattled Attorney General John Swallow says he has nothing to hide and is pushing back after the governor said Tuesday that he'd fire Swallow.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Provo Daily Herald

  2. Utah Attorney General Swallow: "I Have Nothing to Hide"

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) â Utah's embattled Attorney General John Swallow says he has nothing to hide and is pushing back after the governor said Tuesday that he'd fire Swallow. Swallow gave a wide-ranging 23-minute interview Wednesday morning on where Swallow said he's being tried in the media and will be exonerated when all investigations of him are complete. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KUTV Salt Lake City

  3. 'The school started coming apart': Trapped students had nowhere to hide

    When the sirens began blaring and teachers at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., heard that a monstrous tornado was roaring toward their 57-year-old school and its youngest students, there was nowhere to hide.They crouched in hallways and bathrooms, waiting, hoping and praying. Then "the school started coming apart," one neighbor who sought shelter at the school told the Associated ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MSNBC

Quotes

  1. "It is irresponsible to hide behind management's more than overly optimistic financial forecasts," Icahn wrote. "It is unconscionable that you have not allowed your shareholders to choose to accept an offer that represented a 72 per cent...
    on May 15, 2008 By: Carl Icahn Source: Toronto Star

  2. "I made a grave mistake," said Washington, who offered his resignation last July. "I brought shame to my family. I hurt a lot of people. I hurt myself. If I could take it back, I would. It's embarrassing. But I'm not going to hide. I'm going...
    on Mar 17, 2010 By: Ron Washington Source: USA Today

  3. "I have nothing to hide," Byrd said about two hours before his team's biggest game against the Boston Red Sox. "Everything has been done out in the open. I have a reputation. I speak to kids, I speak to churches. I do not want the fans of...
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Paul Byrd Source: FOXNews

Word of the Day
cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /