From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hidden \Hid"den\, p. p. & a.
   from Hide. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known;
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   Hidden fifths or Hidden octaves (Mus.), consecutive
      fifths or octaves, not sounded, but suggested or implied
      in the parallel motion of two parts towards a fifth or an

   Syn: Hidden, Secret, Covert.

   Usage: Hidden may denote either known to on one; as, a hidden
          disease; or intentionally concealed; as, a hidden
          purpose of revenge. Secret denotes that the thing is
          known only to the party or parties concerned; as, a
          secret conspiracy. Covert literally denotes what is
          not open or avowed; as, a covert plan; but is often
          applied to what we mean shall be understood, without
          openly expressing it; as, a covert allusion. Secret is
          opposed to known, and hidden to revealed.
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                Bring to light the hidden things of darkness.
                                                  --1 Cor. iv.
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                My heart, which by a secret harmony
                Still moves with thine, joined in connection
                sweet.                            --Milton.
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                By what best way,
                Whether of open war, or covert guile,
                We now debate.                    --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hide \Hide\ (h[imac]d), v. t. [imp. Hid (h[i^]d); p. p.
   Hidden (h[i^]d"d'n), Hid; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiding
   (h[imac]d"[i^]ng).] [OE. hiden, huden, AS. h[=y]dan; akin to
   Gr. key`qein, and prob. to E. house, hut, and perh. to E.
   hide of an animal, and to hoard. Cf. Hoard.]
   1. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to
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            A city that is set on an hill can not be hid.
                                                  --Matt. v. 15.
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            If circumstances lead me, I will find
            Where truth is hid.                   --Shak.
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   2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain
      from avowing or confessing.
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            Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.
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   3. To remove from danger; to shelter.
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            In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his
            pavilion.                             --Ps. xxvi. 5.
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   To hide one's self, to put one's self in a condition to be
      safe; to secure protection. "A prudent man foreseeth the
      evil, and hideth himself." --Prov. xxii. 3.

   To hide the face, to withdraw favor. "Thou didst hide thy
      face, and I was troubled." --Ps. xxx. 7.

   To hide the face from.
      (a) To overlook; to pardon. "Hide thy face from my sins."
          --Ps. li. 9.
      (b) To withdraw favor from; to be displeased with.

   Syn: To conceal; secrete; disguise; dissemble; screen; cloak;
        mask; veil. See Conceal.
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