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Meaning of hid by Wiktionary Dictionary

hid


    Pronunciation

    • enPR: hĭd, IPA: /hɪd/, SAMPA: /hId/
    • Rhymes: -ɪd

    Verb

    hid

    1. Simple past of hide .
    2. ( archaic ) Past participle of hide .



Definition of hid by GCIDE Dictionary

hid


  1. Hid imp. & p. p. of Hide. See Hidden.

  2. Hide ( hīd ), v. t. [imp. Hid ( hĭd ); p. p. Hidden ( hĭdd'n ), Hid; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiding ( hīdĭng ).] [OE. hiden, huden, AS. hȳdan; akin to Gr. κεύθειν, and prob. to E. house, hut, and perh. to E. hide of an animal, and to hoard. Cf. Hoard.]
    1. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to secrete.

    A city that is set on an hill can not be hid. Matt. v. 15.

    If circumstances lead me, I will find

    Where truth is hid. Shak.

    2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing.

    Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate. Pope.

    3. To remove from danger; to shelter.

    In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion. Ps. xxvi. 5.

    To hide one's self, to put one's self in a condition to be safe; to secure protection. “A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself.” Prov. xxii. 3. -- To hide the face, to withdraw favor. “Thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.” Ps. xxx. 7. -- To hide the face from. To overlook; to pardon. “Hide thy face from my sins.” Ps. li. 9. To withdraw favor from; to be displeased with.

    Syn. -- To conceal; secrete; disguise; dissemble; screen; cloak; mask; veil. See Conceal.

  3. Hide ( hīd ), v. t. [imp. Hid ( hĭd ); p. p. Hidden ( hĭdd'n ), Hid; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiding ( hīdĭng ).] [OE. hiden, huden, AS. hȳdan; akin to Gr. κεύθειν, and prob. to E. house, hut, and perh. to E. hide of an animal, and to hoard. Cf. Hoard.]
    1. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to secrete.

    A city that is set on an hill can not be hid. Matt. v. 15.

    If circumstances lead me, I will find

    Where truth is hid. Shak.

    2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing.

    Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate. Pope.

    3. To remove from danger; to shelter.

    In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion. Ps. xxvi. 5.

    To hide one's self, to put one's self in a condition to be safe; to secure protection. “A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself.” Prov. xxii. 3. -- To hide the face, to withdraw favor. “Thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.” Ps. xxx. 7. -- To hide the face from. To overlook; to pardon. “Hide thy face from my sins.” Ps. li. 9. To withdraw favor from; to be displeased with.

    Syn. -- To conceal; secrete; disguise; dissemble; screen; cloak; mask; veil. See Conceal.