- vt. 隱藏；隱瞞；掩蓋
- vt. 隱藏; 隱瞞,遮住 hide; keep secret; keep sb/sth from being seen; cover; screen
prevent from being seen or discovered;
"Muslim women hide their faces"
"hide the money"
hold back; keep from being perceived by others;
"She conceals her anger well"
- He concealed himself behind the tree.
- It is against law to conceal evidence.
- It is wrong for a man to conceal things from his wife.
- She tried to conceal what she had done to them.
- He could hardly conceal his joy at his departure.
- I never conceal my political views.
- He tried to conceal the fact that his young sister was ill.
- The door was partially concealed by the drapes.
- The boy was reading a book which was concealed under his desk.
- conceal from (v.+prep.)
隱蔽…以避開…,對…隱藏(某事) hide (sth, sb or oneself) from (sb/sth)
conceal sb/oneself/sth from sb/sth
The trees concealed me from view.
He didn't conceal anything from you.
Concealing from him all knowledge of who or what he was.出自： Sir W. Scott
Augustus had always great difficulty in concealing his dislike for Tiberius as a son-in-law.出自： R. Graves
- conceal, cover, dissemble, hide
- hide是這組詞中含義最廣泛的詞,既可指故意的隱藏,也可指無意中偶然的隱藏,有時還指客觀上某物被另一物所掩蓋; conceal強調故意將事物隱藏起來,不使他人知道; dissemble和cover指用言語或行動來隱藏或掩飾真正的感情、思想、意向、計劃等, cover有蒙混過關或不被人發覺的意味; 而dissemble指可以令人產生一種錯覺。例如:
- The trees concealed me from view.
- He was thinking the enemy must have hidden themselves somewhere.
- How can we cover up our mistakes?
- 我們怎樣才能把我們的錯誤掩蓋起 來呢?
- She dissembled her anger with a smile.
- ☆ 1292年進入英語，直接源自古法語的conceler，意為隱藏，隱瞞；最初源自古典拉丁語的concelare：com- (一起) + celare (隱藏，隱瞞)，意為隱藏，隱瞞。