To conceal from sight; prevent from being seen; cover up: as, to hide one's face; to hide a stain or a scar.To conceal from discovery; secrete; put in a place of security or safety: as, to hide money.To conceal from knowledge or cognizance; keep secret; hold back from avowal or disclosure; suppress: as, to hide one's feelings.To withdraw; withhold; turn aside or away.Synonyms Secrete, etc. (see conceal); screen, cover, cloak, veil, shroud, mask, disguise, suppress, dissemble.To withdraw from sight; lie concealed; keep one's self out of view.n. The skin of an animal, especially of one of the larger animals: as, the hide of a calf; the thick hide of a rhinoceros.n. An animal's skin stripped from its body and used as a material for leather or in other ways: as, a raw hide; a dressed hide; in the leather trade, specifically, the skin of a large animal, as an ox or a horse, as distiuguished from Kips, which are the skins of small or yearling cattle, and skins, which are those of smaller animals, as calves, sheep, goats, seals, etc.n. The human skin: now in a derogatory sense.n. Synonyms Pelt, etc. See skin, n.To cover with or as with hide.To beat; flog; thrash.n. In old English law, a holding of land, the allotment of one tenant; a portion of land considered to be sufficient for the support of one family, but varying in extent in every district according to local custom and the quality of the soil, hence variously estimated at 60, 80, and 100 acres, or more.