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 for To hide one''s self
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              A city that is set on an hill can not be hid.
                                                    --Matt. v. 15.
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              If circumstances lead me, I will find
              Where truth is hid.                   --Shak.
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     2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain
        from avowing or confessing.
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              Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.
                                                    --Pope.
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     3. To remove from danger; to shelter.
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              In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his
              pavilion.                             --Ps. xxvi. 5.
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     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.
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