What does lie low mean?

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  1. (intransitive) To conceal oneself; to remain hidden.
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On the few patches of dry ground, tropical rattlesnakes lie low, and in shallow pools, spectacled caiman doze just beneath the surface.
Since they are flying mostly at night, our main challenge is to lie low and take cover while letting them hit those empty barracks or the dummies.
He was in a daze but had enough sense to lie low for a bit and so he registered at a seedy hotel in that part of town, where he hoped no-one would come looking for him.
Many birds migrate, and many of the world's frogs, lizards, and snakes lie low during cooler periods of the year.
Overhead, German spotters were looking for us, and I promised the men we would lie low, keep out of sight, and sleep.
At this moment he wearied, wishing for nothing but a pause released from time in which he might lie low until the world was righted.

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