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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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There's a six-mile trail from Sherwood Hideaway to the Major Oak, taking in St Mary's Church in the village of Edwinstowe where, it's said, Robin married Maid Marion.
NEED TO KNOW | SARAH PROBERT and family stayed in a two-bedroom Woodland Rustic lodge for three nights courtesy of The Sherwood Hideaway. There's a range of different lodges sleeping up to six and many are pet-friendly.
After playing a cheeky game of Dares, Rosie gets a text telling them to pick one couple to go into the hideaway for the night.
Our location makes us a unique destination, a secluded hideaway where families as well as individual travellers can experience pure relaxation and rejuvenation.
Hideaway and the MPCA, best known for its contributions to the Hallmark Channel, teamed up in March, motivated by financial incentives like Northern Ontario Heritage Fund opportunities and federal and provincial tax credits.
The Project consists of dredging approximately 40,000 cubic yards of beach compatible sediment from the Hideaway Beach Nearshore Borrow Area to improve navigation along the south bank of the Big Marco River and restore tidal flushing to the lagoon area extending to the Tigertail Beach area.
Breathe in the fresh sea air and enjoy the sunrise across the water in every early mornings at Emperor Hideaway, Nha Trang, Vietnam.
For families seeking quality time together away from the fast-paced city life, the luxury Hideaway Maldives makes a memorable family getaway possible with its offer of free accommodation for children under 12, complimentary kids' club access and free baby-sitting services starting from November 1 this year.
Stretched across two islands, the enchanting hideaway offers everything you need to get away from it all.
JOHN HONEYWELL visited St Helena as a guest of RMS St Helena, which offers a 19-day Hideaway Tour departing Cape Town on September 11, accompanied by Professor Colin Lewis, of Rhodes University, South Africa, who will give presentations about the island's geology and history.
TUNIS, (TAP) - National Guard and Army units, on Sunday, burst into the hideaway of a group of terrorists running away in heights and forests surrounding Fernana, Governorate of Jendouba.