To hide the face
Hide Hide (h[imac]d), v. t. [imp. {Hid} (h[i^]d); p. p. {Hidden} (h[i^]d"d'n), {Hid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hiding} (h[imac]d"[i^]ng).] [OE. hiden, huden, AS. h[=y]dan; akin to Gr. key`qein, 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. [1913 Webster]

A city that is set on an hill can not be hid. --Matt. v. 15. [1913 Webster]

If circumstances lead me, I will find Where truth is hid. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing. [1913 Webster]

Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. To remove from danger; to shelter. [1913 Webster]

In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion. --Ps. xxvi. 5. [1913 Webster]

{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}. (a) To overlook; to pardon. ``Hide thy face from my sins.'' --Ps. li. 9. (b) To withdraw favor from; to be displeased with.

Syn: To conceal; secrete; disguise; dissemble; screen; cloak; mask; veil. See {Conceal}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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