concealed

If something's concealed, it's out of sight. People may have concealed motives for carrying concealed weapons.

This is a word for the many things people like to hide. If the government has a secret agenda, they have a concealed agenda they don't want anyone to know. Magicians use many concealed objects and people to do their tricks. Someone might win a poker game because they concealed their emotions. A concealed ace up your sleeve will help too. Once something is revealed—like an affair or a scandal—it's no longer concealed.

Definitions of concealed
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adj not accessible to view

concealed (or hidden) damage”
Synonyms:
hidden, out of sight
invisible, unseeable
impossible or nearly impossible to see; imperceptible by the eye

adj hidden on any grounds for any motive

“a concealed weapon”
“a concealed compartment in his briefcase”
Synonyms:
covert
secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed
bushwhacking
lying in ambush
dark
secret
furtive, sneak, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious
marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
hidden, obscure
difficult to find
hidden, secret
designed to elude detection
incognito
with your identity concealed
lying in wait
waiting in concealment; in ambush
sealed
undisclosed for the time being
secret
not open or public; kept private or not revealed
sneaking, unavowed
not openly expressed
Antonyms:
unconcealed
not concealed or hidden
open, overt
open and observable; not secret or hidden
blatant, blazing, conspicuous
without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
exhibitionistic
compulsively attracting attention to yourself especially by public exposure or exaggerated behavior
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