conceal vs restrain what difference

what is difference between conceal and restrain

English

Etymology

From Middle English concelen, from Old French conceler (hide, disguise), from Latin concelāre, infinitive of concelō (carefully disguise).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kənˈsiːl/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /kənˈsil/
  • Rhymes: -iːl
  • Hyphenation: con‧ceal

Verb

conceal (third-person singular simple present conceals, present participle concealing, simple past and past participle concealed)

  1. (transitive) To hide something from view or from public knowledge, to try to keep something secret.

Synonyms

  • hide
  • obfuscate
  • secrete

Antonyms

  • reveal
  • uncover
  • admit

Related terms

  • concealing, concealed
  • concealer
  • concealment

Translations



English

Etymology

From Middle English restreinen, a borrowing from Old French restreindre, from Latin rēstringere, present active infinitive of rēstringō (fasten, tighten).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈstɹeɪn/
  • Rhymes: -eɪn
  • Hyphenation: re‧strain

Verb

restrain (third-person singular simple present restrains, present participle restraining, simple past and past participle restrained)

  1. (transitive) To control or keep in check.
  2. (transitive) To deprive of liberty.
  3. (transitive) To restrict or limit.
    He was restrained by the straitjacket.

Synonyms

  • (control or keep in check): check, limit, restrain, withstrain; See also Thesaurus:curb
  • (deprive of liberty): confine, detain

Related terms

  • constrain
  • restraint
  • restrict

Translations

Anagrams

  • arrestin, retrains, strainer, terrains, trainers, transire

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