Conceal

Definition of Conceal

Con`ceal´   Pronunciation: kǒn`sēl´
v. t.1.To hide or withdraw from observation; to cover; to cover or keep from sight; to prevent the discovery of; to withhold knowledge of.
[imp. & p. p. Concealed (kǒn*sēld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Concealing.]
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.
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.

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