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hide2

 
pronunciation:
haId
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the skin of one of the larger animals such as a buffalo or cow.
The hides were hung up to dry.
synonyms:
fell, fur, pelt, skin
similar words:
coat, fleece, leather
definition 2: (informal) the skin of a human.
His father said he'd beat his hide if he didn't obey.
synonyms:
skin
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hided, hides, hiding
definition: (informal) to give a beating to.
You can believe they hided him good when he finally came home.
synonyms:
beat, flail, lick, shellac, spank, tan, thrash, wallop, whip