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hole up Explained

hole up at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "hole up":
be incognito, burrow, disappear, drop from sight, go into hiding,
go to ground, go underground, hide, hide away, hide out, lie,
lie close, lie doggo, lie hid, lie low, lie snug, masquerade,
play peekaboo, remain anonymous, retire from sight, sit tight,
stay in hiding, take cover, wear a mask

hole up at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

hole up
v 1: remain secluded or in hiding; "He is writing his book and is
holing up in his study"
2: score a hole in one
3: sleep during winter; "Bears must eat a lot of food before
they hibernate in their caves" [syn: {hibernate}] [ant: {estivate},
{estivate}]

hole up at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: compound » hole|up

Verb

Inter: en-verb » holes up|holing up|holed up
  • To hide.
    1. : The guerrillas holed up in a small cave.
    2. 2005, BBC News, Thursday, 27 January, 2005, 18:50 GMT[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4211625.stm]:
    3. : The battle ended a two-day siege of an apartment block, where the suspects were holed up.

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