verb (used with object)
to hide; withdraw or remove from observation; cover or keep from sight: He concealed the gun under his coat.
to keep secret; to prevent or avoid disclosing or divulging: to conceal one's identity by using a false name.
Origin of conceal
Synonyms for conceal
1. See hide1.
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to keep from discovery; hide
to keep secret
Word Origin for conceal
C14: from Old French conceler, from Latin concēlāre, from com- (intensive) + cēlāre to hide
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