What does hide mean?

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Verb
  1. (transitive) To put (something) in a place where it will be harder to discover or out of sight.
  2. (intransitive) To put oneself in a place where one will be harder to find or out of sight.
Noun
  1. (countable) The skin of an animal.
  2. (derogatory) The human skin.
  3. (uncountable, informal, usually US) One's own life or personal safety, especially when in peril.
  4. (countable) (mainly British) A covered structure from which hunters, birdwatchers, etc can observe animals without scaring them.
Verb
  1. To beat with a whip made from hide.
Noun
  1. (historical) An English unit of land and tax assessment intended to support one household and notionally equal to 120 acres.
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