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
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.
Narrowerreburying, reburialThe act of burying again
Broaderconcealment, concealing, hidingThe activity of keeping something secret
Verbsburyplace in the earth and cover with soil

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