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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. / End
DRUG PEDDLER ARRESTED: Gaddai police seized a large quantity of hemp and a kilogramme of hashish during a raid on the hideout of a suspected drug pusher.
A team of Rashtriya Rifles and Jammu and Kashmir police launched a joint search operation at the hideout located in the Mandhaan forest area of Gandoh in Doda district of Jammu.
After the huge success of the last two years' partnership with the Hideout Festival, with Proj-ect hosting epic parties with MK, Sonny Fodera and Camelphat, it is joining forces with Europe's most in-demand dance music festival again in 2019 and will be giving Newcastle a taste of what to expect.
"We are currently closed whilst we refurbish the whole building ready to reopen for the festive period as The Hideout Bar Wrexham," they said.
The hideout is configured as billeting area for approximately 100 persons with huts and improvised beds.
at the rebel outpost followed by another clash near the hideout about 30 minutes later.
Addressing a press conference, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Bashir Ahmed Brohi said that a heavy contingent of police , on a tip-off, cordoned off the Noor Shah area at Ghouspur and raided the hideout where the kidnappers had kept the captives.
The hideout was dismantled, while prepared IEDs, explosives and IEDs making material were recovered.
The Hideout is close to the Visitor Centre, has a fully accessible all-weather path and overlooks a feeding area which attracts a wide range of birds and wildlife.
The FC personnel claimed to have recovered huge cache of weapons, hand grenades, SMGs, explosives and ammunition from the hideout.
Officers from the NSA, the General Security Sector and the Central Security Forces headed to the hideout, where the gunmen initiated the shooting, forcing the police to exchange fire, according to the source.
When the police force approached the hideout, the fugitives opened heavy fire from machine guns and used hand grenades, forcing the police unit to respond, Interior Ministry Spokesman Zyad al-Zua'bi said, adding that two wanted persons were killed in the shootout.
The hideout, located in a forest area near Venkari village, is designed to hold as many as four terrorists.
Head of the popular committees in Zinjibar district Mahjoub Nama said Monday that the hideout was uncovered by a Saudi national linked to al-Qaeda arrested by members of popular committees.