For the verb: "to hide"

Simple Past: hid
Past Participle: hidden

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
hide1 /haɪd/USA pronunciation   v., hid, hid•den /ˈhɪdən/USA pronunciation  orhid, hid•ing. 
  1. to conceal (something) from sight[+ object]Where did the crooks hide the money?
  2. to conceal (oneself); remain so that one cannot be seen: [no object]I hid in the closet.[+ oneself]I hid myself in the closet.
  3. to cover the view of[+ object]The sun was hidden by the clouds.
  4. to conceal (something) from the knowledge of others; keep secret[+ object]He was never able to hide his true feelings about her.
  5. hide out, [no object] to go into or remain in hiding:The spies were hiding out in the farmhouse.
hid•er, n. [countable]

hide2 /haɪd/USA pronunciation   n., v., hid•ed, hid•ing. 

n. [countable]
  • Clothingthe raw skin of a large animal, as a cow or horse:making hides into leather.
  • [Informal.]

        the life or welfare of a person:turned informer to save his own hide.

    v. [ + obj]
  • Informal Terms[Informal.]to give a beating to; thrash.
  • idiom
    1. Idiomshide (n)or hair, This phrase is used in negative sentences or questions to mean "a trace or evidence, as of something missing'':I haven't seen hide nor hair of them since last week.
    2. tan one's hide, to give a beating (to):promised to tan his hide.

    WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
    hide1  (hīd), 
    v., hid, hid•den  orhid, hid•ing, n. 

  • to conceal from sight;
    prevent from being seen or discovered:Where did she hide her jewels?
  • to obstruct the view of; cover up:The sun was hidden by the clouds.
  • to conceal from knowledge or exposure;
    keep secret:to hide one's feelings.

  • v.i. 
  • to conceal oneself; lie concealed:He hid in the closet.
  • hide out, to go into or remain in hiding:After breaking out of jail, he hid out in a deserted farmhouse.

  • n. 
  • British Terms[Brit.]a place of concealment for hunting or observing wildlife; hunting blind.
  • Etymology:bef. 900;
    Middle English hiden, Old English hȳdan;
    cognate with Old Frisian hūda, Greek keúthein to conceal
    hida•ble, adj. 
    hid′a•bili•ty, n. 
    hider, n. 
    1 . screen, mask, cloak, veil, shroud, disguise. Hide, conceal, secrete mean to put out of sight or in a secret place. Hide is the general word:to hide one's money or purpose;
    A dog hides a bone.
    Conceal, somewhat more formal, is to cover from sight:A rock concealed them from view.Secrete means to put away carefully, in order to keep secret:The spy secreted the important papers. 3 . disguise, dissemble, suppress.
    1 . reveal, display.
    hide2  (hīd), 
    n., v., hid•ed, hid•ing. 

  • Clothingthe pelt or skin of one of the larger animals (cow, horse, buffalo, etc.), raw or dressed.
  • [Informal.]
      • the skin of a human being:Get out of here or I'll tan your hide!
      • safety or welfare:He's only worried about his own hide.
  • British Terms[Australia and New Zealand Informal.]impertinence; impudence.
  • Idiomshide nor hair, a trace or evidence, as of something missing:They didn't find hide nor hair of the murder weapon.Also,hide or hair. 

  • v.t. 
  • Informal Terms[Informal.]to administer a beating to;
  • to protect (a rope, as a boltrope of a sail) with a covering of leather.
  • Etymology:bef. 900;
    Middle English;
    Old English hȳd;
    cognate with Dutch huid, Old Norse hūth, Danish, Swedish hud, Old High German hūt (German Haut), Latin cutis skin, cutis;
    see hide1
    hideless, adj. 
    1 . See skin. 
    hide3  (hīd), 
    n. [Old Eng. Law.]
    1. Lawa unit of land measurement varying from 60 to 120 acres (24 to 49 hectares) or more, depending upon local usage.
    Etymology:bef. 900;
    Middle English;
    Old English hīd(e), hīg(i)d portion of land, family;
    akin to Latin civis citizen, Greek keîmai to lie, abide

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    hide /haɪd/ vb (hides, hiding, hid /hɪd/, hidden /ˈhɪdən/, hid)
    1. to put or keep (oneself or an object) in a secret place; conceal (oneself or an object) from view or discovery: to hide a pencil, to hide from the police
    2. (transitive) to conceal or obscure: the clouds hid the sun
    3. (transitive) to keep secret
    4. (transitive) to turn (one's head, eyes, etc) away
    1. Brit a place of concealment, usually disguised to appear as part of the natural environment, used by hunters, birdwatchers, etc
      US and Canadian equivalent: blind
    Etymology: Old English hӯdan; related to Old Frisian hēda, Middle Low German hüden, Greek keuthein

    ˈhider n
    hide /haɪd/ n
    1. the skin of an animal, esp the tough thick skin of a large mammal, either tanned or raw
    2. informal the human skin
    vb (hides, hiding, hided)
    1. (transitive) informal to flog
    Etymology: Old English hӯd; related to Old Norse hūth, Old Frisian hēd, Old High German hūt, Latin cutis skin, Greek kutos; see cuticle
    hide /haɪd/ n
    1. an obsolete Brit unit of land measure, varying in magnitude from about 60 to 120 acres
    Etymology: Old English hīgid; related to hīw family, household, Latin cīvis citizen

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