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hide out (from someone or something)

to hide oneself so that one cannot be found by someone or something. Max was hiding out from the police in Detroit. Lefty is hiding out too.
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hide out

Go into or stay in hiding, especially from the authorities. For example, The cattle thieves hid out in the canyon, or He decided to hide out from the press. [Late 1800s]
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hide out

v.
To seek refuge in a secret place, especially to evade a pursuer: The gangsters hid out in a remote cabin until it was safe to return to the city.
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However, he said, the Karachi police are keeping highest vigil on the fugitives from Waziristan and keeping watch on their possible hide outs here.
All the hide outs of militants in South Waziristan would be destroyed, he vowed.
The jet fighters and gunship helicopters also fired rockets and mortar shells at the hide outs of Hafiz Saeed, Gul Zaman, Maulana Wahab and commander Mishal in Mamozai, Khadizai, and Ali Kheil areas, killing 15 militants.
Some obdurate militants have left in the area, they have made secret hide outs in the area but they would be eliminated soon.
ISLAMABAD, February 16, 2010 (Frontier Star): US under secretary of defence, Ms Michele Flournov has said shadow and scan eagles spy planes will be provided to Pakistan and they will not be like the drones which her country is using to target terrorists hide outs.
Sources say that during the meeting, President lauded the role of PAF in destroying major hide outs of the militants adding they targeted their enemies with minimum overall damage.
During search 2 terrorists were apprehended and 10 terrorists hide outs were destroyed in area around Dhardial and Unra Sar.
The security forces have pounded the militant's hide outs in south Waziristan and several training centers of militants have been under controlled.