verb (used with object)
- concavo-concave lens,
- concavo-convex lens,
- concealed carry,
- concealed hemorrhage,
Origin of conceal
Examples from the Web for conceal
As great as this feat was, an equally demanding test followed: to conceal from the Nazis that Enigma had been beaten.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many of those gathering in the run-up to the grand jury decision wore hockey and tear gas masks to conceal their identity.Justice Was Served in Ferguson—This Isn’t Jim Crow America|Ron Christie|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I maintain that our mistake was in overthinking our criminal's desire to conceal the body.Knowing Where the Bodies Are Buried: An Excerpt From 'Lives in Ruins'|Marilyn Johnson|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Call them Trojan horse foods: nutritiously pleasing ingredients (oats, yogurts) that conceal a whole host of junk.
Businessmen and churchgoers find it difficult to conceal while wearing a shirt and tie.
I bowed my head to conceal the expression which might have told his lordship that I intended to do nothing of the kind.The International Spy|Allen Upward
She made desperate efforts to control her grief, and conceal the tears that rolled in quick succession down her pale cheeks.Flora Lyndsay|Susanna Moodie
He did not conceal anything; he merely outlined without filling in the bare suggestion.Money Magic|Hamlin Garland
The gesture, together with his forward-tilted hat, served to conceal the fact that he was masked.The Lone Ranger Rides|Fran Striker
"Yes, we will swear it," answered Leonard, who could not conceal the anguish of his anxiety.The People Of The Mist|H. Rider Haggard
Word Origin for conceal
early 14c., concelen, from Old French conceler "to hide, conceal, dissimulate," from Latin concelare "to hide," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + celare "to hide," from PIE root *kel- "to hide" (see cell). Replaced Old English deagan. Related: Concealed; concealing.