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Webster 1913 Edition


Hidden

Hid′den

,
p.
p.
&
Adj.
from
Hide
. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious.
Syn.
Hidden
,
Secret
,
Covert
.
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.
Bring to light the
hidden
things of darkness.
1 Cor. iv. 5.
My heart, which by a
secret
harmony
Still moves with thine, joined in connection sweet.
Milton.
By what best way,
Whether of open war, or
covert
guile,
We now debate.
Milton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Hidden

HID'DEN

,
pp.
of hide. Concealed; placed in secrecy.
1.
Secret; unseen.
2.
Mysterious.

Definition 2022


hidden

hidden

English

Verb

hidden

  1. past participle of hide

Adjective

hidden (comparative more hidden, superlative most hidden)

  1. That has been moved out of sight. Invisible or unapparent.
    • 1892, James Yoxall, The Lonely Pyramid, chapter 7:
      It was the Lost Oasis, the Oasis of the vision in the sand. […] Deep-hidden in the hollow, beneath the cliffs, it lay; and round it the happy verdure spread for many a rood.
    • 2014 June 14, It's a gas”, in The Economist, volume 411, number 8891:
      One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains. Isolating a city’s effluent and shipping it away in underground sewers has probably saved more lives than any medical procedure except vaccination.
  2. Obscure.
  3. That has been hidden.
    hidden treasure; hidden talents

Synonyms

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Antonyms

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Translations


Luxembourgish

Etymology

From Old High German huoten, from Proto-Germanic *hōdijaną. Cognate with German hüten, Dutch hoeden, and English heed.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhidən/

Verb

hidden (third-person singular present hitt, past participle gehitt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to tend, to mind, to look after

Conjugation

Regular
infinitive hidden
participle gehitt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular hidden
2nd singular hitts hitt
3rd singular hitt
1st plural hidden
2nd plural hitt hitt
3rd plural hidden
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.