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hid (See hide)


1 the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal) [syn: fell]
2 body covering of a living animal [syn: pelt, skin]


1 prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money" [syn: conceal] [ant: show]
2 be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety; "Probably his horse would be close to where he was hiding"; "She is hiding out in a cabin in Montana" [syn: hide out]
3 cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery" [syn: shroud, enshroud, cover]
4 make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat" [syn: obscure, blot out, obliterate, veil] [also: hidden, hid]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • , /hɪd/, /hId/
  • Rhymes: -ɪd


  1. simple past of hide
  2. past participle of hide




Extensive Definition

HID is a three-letter acronym which can stand for:
hid in German: HID
hid in Esperanto: HID
hid in Korean: HID
hid in Italian: HID
hid in Japanese: HID
hid in Chinese: HID
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