In daily life we hide from things that we don’t want to deal with or we hide from danger. As children we played the game of “hide and go seek,” while as adults we enjoy “chase and discovery.” The emotional tone of your dream will reveal its meaning.
If you are hiding out of danger, then you should consider those things in your life that propose a threat to you. They could be internal forces or environmental conditions. Generally, we attempt to hide our own negativity and mistakes. This dream may call for an honest reflection on personal characteristics and an evaluation of how much fear influences our lives and decision-making. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: In waking life we become very good at hiding our emotions.
A dream in which we must make an effort to uncover something suggests we perhaps need to understand why we do this. When an object is hidden in dreams we may have to first give ourselves permission to reveal whatever it represents.
To find a hidden jewel perhaps suggests a hidden talent.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you dream of playing hide and seek, you are keeping some secret or withholding information from friends and/or family members. However, you may be getting ready to reveal and confess before somebody finds out. This dream also strongly suggests a need for security and protection.
If you dream that no one comes to look for you, then you are feeling guilty about something.... My Dream Interpretation