Antonyms for conceal

Grammar : Verb
Spell : kuh n-seel
Phonetic Transcription : kənˈsil

Definition of conceal

Origin :
  • early 14c., concelen, from Old French conceler "to hide, conceal, dissimulate," from Latin concelare "to hide," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + celare "to hide," from PIE root *kel- "to hide" (see cell). Replaced Old English deagan. Related: Concealed; concealing.
  • verb hide, disguise
Example sentences :
  • This is too well-known a truth for me to endeavor to conceal it, especially from you.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • About daylight I reached a forest in which I could conceal myself during the day.
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson
  • He dashed the glass from him, and burst into tears which he did not even try to conceal.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • Burke winced, but he made shift to conceal his realization of the truth she had stated to him.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • She made no attempt to conceal them; rather, she pointed to them with pride.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She had no pity, in her feeling for her own child, for the hurt I might conceal.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • His instinct, indeed, was not to tell things to her, to conceal them from her.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • "I'll see it in London," she had said bravely, trying to conceal her disappointment.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • She had not been able to conceal from herself that he was a terrible encumbrance, that poor Stevie.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • The simple creature has not art enough to conceal her passion.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth

Synonyms for conceal

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