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Synonyms of 'conceal'

(verb) 
Definition
to cover and hide
The device, concealed in a dustbin, was defused by police.
Synonyms
hide
The compound was hidden by trees and shrubs.
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bury
She buried it under some leaves.
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stash (informal)
He had stashed money away in secret offshore bank accounts.
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secrete
She secreted the gun in the kitchen cabinet.
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cover
the black patch which covered his left eye
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screen
The road is screened by a block of flats.
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obscure
The building is almost completely obscured by a huge banner.
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camouflage
This is another clever attempt to camouflage reality.
Opposites
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lay bare
(verb) 
Definition
to keep secret
Robert could not conceal his relief.
Synonyms
keep secret
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hide
I have absolutely nothing to hide, I have done nothing wrong.
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disguise
She made no attempt to disguise her contempt.
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mask
A thick grey cloud masked the sun.
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suppress
At no time did they try to persuade me to suppress the information.
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veil
Her hair swept across her face, as if to veil it.
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draw a veil over
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keep dark
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keep under your hat
Opposites

Additional synonyms

in the sense of bury
Definition
to cover (something) from sight
She buried it under some leaves.
Synonyms
stash (informal),
stow away
in the sense of camouflage
Definition
to conceal by camouflage
This is another clever attempt to camouflage reality.
in the sense of cover
Definition
to screen or conceal
the black patch which covered his left eye

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