What are some alternative words for conceal?

Synonyms for concealkənˈsil

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term conceal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hide, conceal(verb)

    prevent from being seen or discovered

    Synonyms:
    cover, conceal, hide out, enshroud, obliterate, hold in, blot out, hide, hold back, shroud, veil, obscure

  2. conceal, hold back, hold in(verb)

    hold back; keep from being perceived by others

    Synonyms:
    arrest, keep, restrain, hold back, confine, hold off, moderate, hold in, hold, check, conceal, retain, contain, keep back, forbear, enclose, wait, stop, hide, curb, control, turn back

Wiktionary

  1. conceal(verb)

    Synonyms:
    obfuscate, hide, secrete

    Antonyms:
    reveal, admit, uncover

  2. conceal(verb)

    To hide something from view or from public knowledge, to try to keep something secret.

    Synonyms:
    hide, obfuscate, secrete

    Antonyms:
    admit, reveal, uncover

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. conceal

    Hide is the general term, including all the rest, signifying to put out of sight or beyond ready observation or approach; a thing may be hidden by intention, by accident, or by the imperfection of the faculties of the one from whom it is hidden; in their games, children hide the slipper, or hide themselves from each other; a man unconsciously hides a picture from another by standing before it, or hides a thing from himself by laying something else over it. Even an unconscious object may hide another; as, a cloud hides the sun, or a building hides some part of the prospect by intervening between it and the observer's position. As an act of persons, to conceal is always intentional; one may hide his face in anger, grief, or abstraction; he conceals his face when he fears recognition. A house is hidden by foliage; the bird's nest is artfully concealed. Secrete is a stronger word than conceal, and is used chiefly of such material objects as may be separated from the person, or from their ordinary surroundings, and put in unlooked-for places; a man conceals a scar on his face, but does not secrete it; a thief secretes stolen goods; an officer may also be said to secrete himself to watch the thief. A thing is covered by putting something over or around it, whether by accident or design; it is screened by putting something before it, always with some purpose of protection from observation, inconvenience, attack, censure, etc. In the figurative use, a person may hide honorable feelings; he conceals an evil or hostile intent. Anything which is effectually covered and hidden under any mass or accumulation is buried. Money is buried in the ground; a body is buried in the sea; a paper is buried under other documents. Whatever is buried is hidden or concealed; but there are many ways of hiding or concealing a thing without burying it. So a person may be covered with wraps, and not buried under them. Bury may be used of any object, entomb and inter only of a dead body. Figuratively, one may be said to be buried in business, in study, etc. Compare IMMERSE; PALLIATE.

    Synonyms:
    bury, cloak, cover, disguise, dissemble, entomb, hide, inter, mask, overwhelm, screen, secrete, suppress, veil

    Antonyms:
    admit, advertise, avow, betray, confess, disclose, discover, disinter, divulge, exhibit, exhume, expose, lay bare, lay open, make known, reveal, manifest, promulgate, publish, raise, show, tell, uncover, unmask, unveil

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. conceal(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    hide, secrete, cover, screen, bury, cover up

  2. conceal(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disguise, dissemble, keep secret

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

hide, disguise, mask, obscure, concealment, dissemble, camouflage, bury


Translations for conceal

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for conceal »

Translation

Find a translation for the conceal synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of conceal

     Images & Illustrations of conceal Images & Illustrations of conceal Images & Illustrations of conceal

Discuss these conceal synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"conceal." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 21 Oct. 2017. <http://www.synonyms.net/synonym/conceal>.

Are we missing a good synonym for conceal?

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for conceal:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.