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hide out

1. verb To keep oneself or someone out of sight, often to evade law enforcement. My wife is mad at me again, so I need to hide out here for a few days, bro. You guys really need to find a place to hide out—the cops are getting closer.
2. noun A place where someone or something can stay out of sight. When used as a noun, the phrase is typically written as one word ("hideout"). The cops are getting closer—you guys really need to find a hideout.
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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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According to an intelligence statement said, in the light of accurate intelligence indicating the presence of a hideout and the location of the terrorists of ISIS in Aisha camp in the Ezaim area in Diyala, the military intelligence detachments raided that hideout and found a cache of equipment including explosive devices, 82mm and 60mm mortar rounds and a Bazooka rocket, pointing out that the security forces destroyed the hideout.
Summary: Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 22 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police busted a hideout of terrorists in Chatyari forest area of the district and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition including four automatic assault rifles, 4 AK rifles and 11 pistols.
On tip-off, the Crime Investigation Agency police raided a hideout and a shootout took place.
Meanwhile, four other militants including a commander were killed and four others were injured when cache of explosives hoarded at a hideout when off here at Sheikhan area, official sources said.
BAQUBA / NINA /- Two ISIS terrorists were killed by an aerial bombardment targeting a hideout for them in an area between Diyala and Salah al-Din.
The FIA team raided a hideout in Gujranwala and arrested Mohammad Shafiq and recovered four forged Pakistani passports.
The FIA team also raided a hideout Gujrat and arrested Kashif Bashir and seized three fake passports from his possession.
Poonch (J-K), July 1 (ANI): Security forces unearthed a hideout of militants and seized many lethal arms and ammunition near Sawni in Surankote region of Poonch District on Tuesday.
A statement by the Ministry of Defense said, "based on intelligence information about a hideout in the island of Salahuddin and a number of terrorists inside it, the army began moving towards the island with the participation of heroes of the army aviation, and immediately after the arrival, the force destroyed a pick-up and killed those were inside it, then found a hideout with equipment for terrorists inside it and a tunnel leading to another hideout containing an explosive belt and various equipment belonging to Daesh gangs and they all were detonated.
On tip-off that eight alleged terrorists were going to Lahore from Sialkot and they were hiding at a hideout, the CTD conducted a raid at the hideout in the Aimanabad area and four terrorists were killed in crossfire, while their four accomplices fled the scene.
Baquba, Iraq (NINA) - Diyala police command announced the destruction of a hideout to Daesh and dismantling an explosive device in a security operation in Mukhisah village and surrounding areas in the area of Abu Saida northeast of Baquba.
A federal police statement said the forces of the sixth division of federal police killed four terrorists and destroyed a command center, which is a hideouts and a 15-meter tunnel in Khalidiya district of Riyadh.