make inconspicuous
index blind (obscure), conceal

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  • To make common cause with — Common Com mon, a. [Compar. {Commoner}; superl. {Commonest}.] [OE. commun, comon, OF. comun, F. commun, fr. L. communis; com + munis ready to be of service; cf. Skr. mi to make fast, set up, build, Goth. gamains common, G. gemein, and E. mean low …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blind — I (concealed) adjective buried, camouflaged, covered, covert, dim, disguised, hidden, imperceptible, inconspicuous, indiscernible, latent, masked, obscure, out of view, private, screened, secreted, shadowy, sheltered, shrouded, unapparent,… …   Law dictionary

  • conceal — con·ceal vt 1: to prevent disclosure of or fail to disclose (as a provision in a contract) esp. in violation of a duty to disclose 2 a: to place out of sight ◇ A weapon need only be placed out of ordinary observation in order to be considered a… …   Law dictionary

  • erase — erase, expunge, cancel, efface, obliterate, blot out, delete mean to strike out something so that it no longer has effect or existence. Erase basically implies a scraping or rubbing out of something that is written, engraved, or painted {erase a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • obliterative — adjective Date: circa 1812 inducing or characterized by obliteration: as a. causing or accompanied by closure or collapse of a lumen < obliterative arterial disease > b. tending to make inconspicuous < obliterative behavior > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • efface — /əˈfeɪs / (say uh fays) verb (t) (effaced, effacing) 1. to wipe out; destroy; do away with: to efface a memory. 2. to rub out, erase, or obliterate (outlines, traces, inscriptions, etc.). 3. to make inconspicuous or not noticeable: to efface… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ef|face — «uh FAYS», transitive verb, faced, fac|ing. 1. to rub out; blot out; do away with; destroy; wipe out: »The inscriptions on many ancient monuments have been effaced by time. It takes many years to efface the terrible memories of a war …   Useful english dictionary

  • efface oneself — make oneself modestly inconspicuous, belittle oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • efface oneself — make oneself appear insignificant or inconspicuous. → efface …   English new terms dictionary

  • obscure — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Vague] Syn. indistinct, vague, ambiguous, indeterminate, indefinite, enigmatic, cryptic, equivocal, unintelligible, impenetrable, inscrutable, unfathomable, unclear, insoluble, involved, uncertain, indecisive, undefined …   English dictionary for students

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