hideout

Meaning(s)

1. a safe place for hiding

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discover/find a hideout

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A 'hideout' is a name for a safe place to hide from something or someone. A child might build a 'hideout' in the form of a tree-house or a hut. A hideout might be used by political figures or dangerous criminals in order to avoid being caught by the authorities or to run or engage in criminal or illegal activities.

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  1. The police discovered the wanted man's hideout after a tip-off from the public. He had been on the run for two weeks.
  2. The rebel leader is thought to be conducting the guerrilla war from his mountain hideout.

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