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EN[haɪd] [-aɪd]
US
WHide
  • Hide or hides may refer to:

    Definition of hide in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhidesSUF-ide
    1. NC The skin of an animal.
      1. (obsolete or derogatory) The human skin.
        1. NU INF (usually US) One's own life or personal safety, especially when in peril.
          1. NC (mainly British) A covered structure from which hunters, birdwatchers, etc can observe animals without scaring them.
            1. (historical) An English unit of land and tax assessment intended to support one household and notionally equal to 120 acres.
            2. VerbSGhidesPRhidingPT, PPhidedPThidPPhiddenPPhid
              1. VT To put (something) in a place where it will be harder to discover or out of sight.
                1. VI To put oneself in a place where one will be harder to find or out of sight.
                  1. Nonetheless, some insect prey take advantage of clutter by hiding in it. Earless ghost swift moths become “invisible” to echolocating bats by forming mating clusters close (less than half a meter) above vegetation and effectively blending into the clutter of echoes that the bat receives from the leaves and stems around them.
                2. To beat with a whip made from hide.
                3. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • Bifacially retouched knives used to deflesh hides and to cut meat or skin can be distinguished by their edge angle and partially by their shape.
                    • ...carbon bisulphide, chloride of sulphur and sulphur precipitating substances, the surplus rubber adhering to the hide being then slickered off and finished with a cloth dipped in a rubber solvent.
                    • Kelly next upgrades her withdrawal by first drawing the figure (which is hidden in a twohanded grasp) to her side.
                  2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • Gray Wolf came to his side and licked his neck, where fresh blood was crimsoning his tawny hide.
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                      • Singularia tantum
                        • Uncountable nouns
                      • Verbs
                        • Intransitive verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
                            • Verbs by inflection type
                              • Irregular verbs
                                • Verbs with weak preterite but strong past participle
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                          2. en hides
                          3. en hidebound
                          4. en hidel
                          5. en hided
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                          Meaning of hide for the defined word.

                          Grammatically, this word "hide" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
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