Definition of

Conceal

  1. (verb, perception) prevent from being seen or discovered
    hide the money
  2. (verb, perception) hold back; keep from being perceived by others

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Conceal

hide, hold back, hold in

Origin of the word Conceal

  1. 1292, from O.Fr. conceler "to hide," from L. concelare "to hide," from com- "together" + celare "to hide," from PIE base *kel- "to hide" (see cell). Replaced O.E. deagan. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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