HyperDic: funeral

English > 1 sense of the word funeral:
NOUNeventfuneral, obsequya ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
funeral > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > funeral: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated.
Example"hundreds of people attended his funeral"
Narrowerburial, entombment, inhumation, interment, sepultureThe ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
sky burialA traditional Tibetan funeral ritual in which the corpse is exposed to the open air to be eaten by sacred vultures
Broaderceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observanceA formal event performed on a special occasion
Spanishentierro, funeral
Catalanfúnebre, funeral
Adjectivesfuneraryof or for or relating to a funeral
funerealsuited to or suggestive of a grave or burial
mortuaryof or relating to a funeral

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