HyperDic: burial

English > 2 senses of the word burial:
NOUNeventburial, entombment, inhumation, interment, sepulturethe ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
actburial, buryingconcealing something under the ground
burial > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'riyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > burial: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe ritual placing of a corpse in a grave.
Synonymsentombment, inhumation, interment, sepulture
Broaderfuneral, obsequyA ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
Spanishenterramiento, entierro, funeral, inhumación, sepelio, sepultura
Catalanenterrament, inhumació, sepeli, sepultura
Verbsburyplace in a grave or tomb
English > burial: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningconcealing something under the ground.
Synonymburying
Narrowerreburying, reburialThe act of burying again
Broaderconcealment, concealing, hidingThe activity of keeping something secret
Spanishentierro
Catalanenterrament
Verbsburyplace in the earth and cover with soil

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