camouflage, confinement, cover, deceitfulness, disappearance, disguise, disguisement, duplicity, evasion, furtiveness, hiding, incognito, inconspicuousness, invisibility, nonappearance, obfuscation, obscurity, obsuration, privacy, seclusion, secrecy, secretion, secretiveness, silence, stealthiness, subterfuge, suppression, suppression of the truth
associated concepts: concealment of assets, concealment of information, concealment of material fact, concealment voiding an insurance policy, concealment with intent to defraud creditors, evasive contempt
- Aliud est celare, aliud tacere. — To conceal is one thing, to be silent is another- Suppressio veri, suggestio falsi. — The suppression of truth is equivalent to the suggestion of what is falseII index artifice, color (deceptive appearance), confidence (relation of trust), disguise, evasion, mystery, nonappearance, obscuration, privacy, subterfuge, veil
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.Intentionally withholding information.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
Failure to reveal information that one knows should be disclosed in good faith. Such concealment can be a cause for rescission (cancellation) of a contract by the misled party or a civil lawsuit for fraud.Category: Business, LLCs & CorporationsCategory: Personal Finance & RetirementCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
n.1 The act of hindering or preventing the discovery, knowledge, or sight of something.2 The hiding or placement of an object out of notice or sight.@ active concealmentThe concealment by deeds or speech of something that one has a duty to reveal.@ fraudulent concealmentThe failure to inform another of a material fact that one has a duty to reveal, with the intention that the other party rely upon the omission to his or her detriment.=>> concealment.@ passive concealmentThe concealment of something by maintaining silence when one has a duty to speak.=>> concealment.@
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
n.fraudulent failure to reveal information which someone knows and is aware that in good faith he/she should communicate to another. Examples include failure to disclose defects in goods sold (the horse has been sick, the car has been in an accident), leaving out significant liabilities in a credit application, or omitting assets from a bankruptcy schedule to keep them from being available for distribution to creditors. Such concealment at minimum can be a cause for rescission (cancellation) of a contract by the misled party or basis for a civil lawsuit for fraud.See also: fraud
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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Concealment — (also called abscondence or hiding) is obscuring something from view or rendering it inconspicuous, the opposite of exposure. A military term is CCD: camouflage, concealment and deception (looks the same as the surroundings, cannot be seen, looks … Wikipedia
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concealment — early 14c. (late 13c. in Anglo French), from O.Fr. concelement concealment, secrecy, from conceler to hide (see CONCEAL (Cf. conceal)). Originally a term in law; general sense is from c.1600 … Etymology dictionary
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concealment — To conceal. A withholding of something which one knows and which one, in duty, is bound to reveal (e.g. assets in bankruptcy or divorce proceeding; health condition in insurance application). A concealment in law of insurance implies an intention … Black's law dictionary
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concealment — noun 1) the concealment of his weapon Syn: hiding, secretion 2) the deliberate concealment of facts Syn: suppression, hiding, cover up, hushing up; whitewash … Thesaurus of popular words