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concealed


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conceal  \Con*ceal"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Concealed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Concealing}.]  [OF.  conceler,  L.  concelare  con-  + 
  celareto  hide;  akin  to  AS  helan,  G.  hehlen,  E.  hele  (to 
  cover),  helmet.  See  {Hell},  {Helmet}.] 
  To  hide  or  withdraw  from  observation;  to  cover;  to  cover  or 
  keep  from  sight;  to  prevent  the  discovery  of  to  withhold 
  knowledge  of 
 
  It  is  the  glory  of  God  to  conceal  a  thing  --Prov.  xxv. 
  2. 
 
  Declare  ye  among  the  nations,  .  .  .  publish  and  conceal 
  not  --Jer.  l.  2. 
 
  He  which  finds  him  shall  deserve  our  thanks,  .  .  .  He 
  that  conceals  him  death.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  hide;  secrete;  screen;  cover;  disguise;  dissemble; 
  mask;  veil;  cloak;  screen. 
 
  Usage:  {To  Conceal},  {Hide},  {Disguise},  {Dissemble}, 
  {Secrete}.  To  hide  is  the  generic  term,  which  embraces 
  all  the  rest.  To  conceal  is  simply  not  make  known  what 
  we  wish  to  keep  secret.  In  the  Bible  hide  often  has 
  the  specific  meaning  of  conceal.  See  --1  Sam.  iii.  17, 
  18.  To  disguise  or  dissemble  is  to  conceal  by  assuming 
  some  false  appearance.  To  secrete  is  to  hide  in  some 
  place  of  secrecy.  A  man  may  conceal  facts,  disguise 
  his  sentiments,  dissemble  his  feelings,  secrete  stolen 
  goods. 
 
  Bur  double  griefs  afflict  concealing  hearts. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  Both  dissemble  deeply  their  affections.  --Shak. 
 
  We  have  in  these  words  a  primary  sense  which 
  reveals  a  future  state,  and  a  secondary  sense 
  which  hides  and  secretes  it  --Warburton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concealed  \Con*cealed"\,  a. 
  Hidden;  kept  from  sight;  secreted.  --  {Con*ceal"ed*ly},  adv 
  --  {Con*ceal"ed*ness},  n. 
 
  {Concealed  weapons}  (Law),  dangerous  weapons  so  carried  on 
  the  person  as  to  be  knowingly  or  willfully  concealed  from 
  sight,  --  a  practice  forbidden  by  statute. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concealed 
  adj  1:  not  accessible  to  view;  "concealed  (or  hidden)  damage";  "in 
  stormy  weather  the  stars  are  out  of  sight"  [syn:  {hidden}, 
  {out  of  sight}] 
  2:  concealed  or  hidden  on  any  grounds  for  any  motive;  "a 
  concealed  weapon";  "a  concealed  compartment  in  his 
  briefcase"  [ant:  {unconcealed}] 




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