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hide away

1. verb To keep oneself, someone, or something out of sight. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hide" and "away." The cops are getting closer—you guys really need to find a place to hide away. Hide the Christmas presents away in the attic so that the kids don't see them.
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 ("hideaway"). The cops are getting closer—you guys really need to find a hideaway.
3. adjective Describing something that can be easily collapsed and stored. When used as an adjective, the phrase is typically written as one word ("hideaway"). We need to get out the hideaway bed for you guys.
See also: away, hide

hide (someone or something) away (some place)

to conceal someone or something somewhere. Please hide Randy away where no one can find him. Rachel hid the cake away, hoping to save it for dessert. Mary hid away the candy so the kids wouldn't eat it all.
See also: away, hide

hide away

v.
1. To put something in a place that is concealed or out of sight: The squirrel hides away nuts underground. I hid the money away in my sock drawer.
2. To seek refuge in a secret place: The refugees hid away in a cave.
See also: away, hide
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With far-reaching views over the Dee Estuary and the Welsh Hill beyond, the back of the property is an amazing hide-away.
National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) (NYSE:NSA) disclosed on Tuesday that it has signed definitive agreements with parties related to Hide-Away Storage Services Inc, which will become its seventh Participating Regional Operator.
Accordingly, Hide-Away will contribute 14 properties to NSA for about USD115m, which portfolio also includes an estimated 1m sq ft of space that can be rented and 9,354 self storage units.
They are a happy group who meet in the warm, carpeted hide-away of the bell tower at Emmanuel Church in the village every Friday evening.
Her idyllic hide-away is about to turn dangerous as she realizes the local small village is under attack--and when she becomes personally involved in discovering a body.
His Hide-away Report is in its 26th year of writing about glamorous travel locations (12x, $135/year).
You can experience the excitement of chic and trendy San Juan or enjoy the authenticity of the island at a secluded hide-away.
Although they can't do anything about the act of ironing itself, the folks at Hide-Away Ironing Boards, Inc., Tulsa, Okla., have the cure for most of the other afflictions.
The Hide-Away Recessed Ironing Board is virtually self-descriptive in that it is designed to be mounted within a cabinet recessed into a wall in a laundry or utility room, garage, or wherever else you do your ironing.
After two years of research and development, the HIDE-AWAY TABLE was introduced.
FORMER Spice Girl Emma Bunton is selling the seaside hide-away she bought before her spilt with Damage singer Jade Jones.
The black-tie guests cheered a hearty "Salud, Espana," as they drifted through a Spanish garden complete with fountains on their way to the ballroom, which resembled an elegant and romantic Spanish hide-away. There, a multitude of flamenco dancers, matadors on stilts, and other costumed entertainers dazzled the guests.
The lovebirds were spotted during a romantic weekend in the hide-away western Ireland village of Newmarket-on-Fergus.
Andrew Harper's Hide-away Report's marketing was hit hard by 9/11.