con·ceal vt1: to prevent disclosure of or fail to disclose (as a provision in a contract) esp. in violation of a duty to disclose2 a: to place out of sight◇ A weapon need only be placed out of ordinary observation in order to be considered a concealed weapon.b: to prevent or hinder recognition, discovery, or recovery ofconceal ing stolen propertycon·ceal·ment n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
camouflage, cloak, confine, cover, cover up, curtain, disguise, eclipse, enshroud, entomb, envelop, harbor, hide, keep clandestine, keep from, keep out of sight, keep secret, keep to oneself, keep underground, make inconspicuous, make indiscernible, make unapparent, make unperceptible, mask, not reveal, obscure, occulere, protect, render invisible, screen, seclude, secrete, shade, shadow, shie/d, shroud, store, suppress, throw a veil over, veil, withdraw from observation, withold, withold information
associated concepts: conceal assets, conceal information, conceal material facts
- Fraus est celare fraudem. — It is fraud to conceal a fraudII index blind (obscure), camouflage, circumvent, cloak, clothe, disguise, distort, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, expurgate, harbor, hedge, hide, misguide, misinform, obfuscate, obliterate, obnubilate, obscure, screen (guard), seclude, sequester (seclude), shroud, stifle, suppress, withhold
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.