Definition of 'conceal'
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Managers lie all the time to conceal information from opponents or to enjoy the power. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is not only fine art that conceals secrets. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Who is concealing special love feelings for you? The Sun (2012)Instead of concealing your secret ambitions it is time to show what you can do. The Sun (2009)Who is concealing deep feelings for you? The Sun (2014)But for more than a decade that industry has concealed a secret. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And no wonder he went to such lengths to conceal his secret. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Instead of concealing your feelings you talk about them but be ready for a partner to do the same. The Sun (2009)And there wasn't a cunningly concealed cupboard to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is barely concealed code for getting rid of Musharraf. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Indeed, he made valiant efforts to conceal this information. Christianity Today (2000)The meeting ended with the correct formalities, and barely concealed mutual mistrust. JOSIAH THE GREAT: The True Story of The Man Who Would Be King (2004)She is doing her bit - with barely concealed pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Liberal commentators in Washington could barely conceal their mirth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)No matter how carefully concealed, picking a crown prince is an overt act which the whole organization very rapidly perceives. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Much of her vast collection is kept in concealed cupboards in her apartment, the rest is stored in her offices. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All are so media savvy and willing to give information rather than conceal it... it somewhat puts their dads to shame. The Sun (2014)The van had a hollow bottom, the kitchen had been built over a cellar and the stairs concealed a broom cupboard. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)The manipulation of commercial income is understood to have been carefully concealed and might not have been caught without a tip-off from a whistleblower. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a fairly potent indicator of the show's future direction - otherwise so carefully concealed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The laudable, though illusory, cloak of improvement in the quality of patient care barely conceals a less acceptable political agenda. Times, Sunday Times (2009)ACTRESS Amber Heard carefully conceals another pair of puppies in the wake of her dog smuggling disaster. The Sun (2016)
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British English: conceal VERB
If you conceal something, you cover it or hide it carefully.
She decided to conceal the machine behind a hinged panel.
Definition of conceal from the Collins English Dictionary
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