Need another word that means the same as “conceal”? Find 16 synonyms and 30 related words for “conceal” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Conceal” are: hide, hold back, hold in, keep out of sight, keep hidden, secrete, tuck away, out of sight, screened, camouflaged, obscured, cover up, disguise, dissemble, mask, veil
Conceal as a Verb
Definitions of "Conceal" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “conceal” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Hold back; keep from being perceived by others.
- Prevent (something) from being known; keep secret.
- Prevent from being seen or discovered.
- Not allow to be seen; hide.
Synonyms of "Conceal" as a verb (16 Words)
|camouflaged||Disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something.|
|cover up||Be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism.|
Brian was disguised as a priest.
|dissemble||Behave unnaturally or affectedly.|
An honest sincere person with no need to dissemble.
|hide||Prevent (someone or something) from being seen.|
Herbert could hardly hide his dislike.
|hold back||To close within bounds limit or hold back from movement.|
|hold in||Support or hold in a certain manner.|
|keep hidden||Conform one’s action or practice to.|
|keep out of sight||Maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger.|
|mask||Cover the face with a mask.|
The herb masks the garlic taste.
|obscured||Make less visible or unclear.|
|out of sight||Reveal (something) about somebody’s identity or lifestyle.|
|screened||Test or examine for the presence of disease or infection.|
|secrete||Generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids.|
The money was secreted from his children.
|tuck away||Draw together into folds or puckers.|
|veil||Cover with a veil.|
Women in Afghanistan veil their faces.
Usage Examples of "Conceal" as a verb
- She conceals her anger well.
- They were at great pains to conceal that information from the public.
- A line of sand dunes concealed the distant sea.
Associations of "Conceal" (30 Words)
|awning||A sheet of canvas or other material stretched on a frame and used to keep the sun or rain off a shop window, doorway, or ship’s deck.|
|burial||A grave or the remains found in it.|
They will give him a proper burial.
|bury||Hide (something) from sight.|
I tried to bury these unpleasant memories.
|camouflage||Hide or disguise the presence of a person animal or object by means of camouflage.|
The whiteness of polar bears provides camouflage.
|casket||Enclose in a casket.|
A small brass casket containing four black opals.
|cemetery||A tract of land used for burials.|
A military cemetery.
|coffin||Place into a coffin.|
Her body was coffined.
|cover||The protective covering on the front back and spine of a book.|
The cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft.
|crypt||An underground room or vault beneath a church, used as a chapel or burial place.|
|disguise||The concealing of one’s true intentions or feelings.|
We disguised our faces before robbing the bank.
|entomb||Bury or trap within something.|
Mummified bodies were entombed in the pyramids of Egypt.
|funeral||A sermon delivered at a funeral.|
The community would call him to preach the funeral.
|grave||A hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or dead body, typically marked by a stone or mound.|
The coffin was lowered into the grave.
|hide||Prevent from being seen or discovered.|
Juliet s first instinct was to hide under the blankets.
|inhume||Place in a grave or tomb.|
No hand his bones shall gather or inhume.
|inter||Place (a corpse) in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites.|
He was interred with the military honours due to him.
|interment||The ritual placing of a corpse in a grave.|
Interments took place in the churchyard.
|mask||A party of guests wearing costumes and masks.|
No mask could conceal his ignorance.
|mausoleum||A large burial chamber, usually above ground.|
The cathedral was built in 1517 as a royal mausoleum.
|mimicry||The action or skill of imitating someone or something, especially in order to entertain or ridicule.|
A playful mimicry of the techniques of realist writers.
|mummification||(pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color.|
Bureaucratic mummification in red tape.
|necropolis||A cemetery, especially a large one belonging to an ancient city.|
|quietus||Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb.|
|sarcophagus||A stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions.|
|secretly||In a secret way; without others knowing.|
The two were secretly married in 1751.
|sepulcher||A chamber that is used as a grave.|
|shade||Represent the effect of shade or shadow on.|
A small lamp with a crimson shade.
|subterfuge||Deceit used in order to achieve one’s goal.|
I hated all the subterfuges I hated lying to you.
|tarpaulin||A sheet or covering of tarpaulin.|
Large tarpaulins were pulled over the hold.
|tomb||A place for the burial of a corpse especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone.|
The house was as quiet as a tomb.