HyperDic: mummify

English > 3 senses of the word mummify:
VERBstativemummifypreserve while making lifeless
possessionmummifyremove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it
changemummify, dry updry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture
mummify > pronunciation
Soundsmah'mahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > mummify: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningpreserve while making lifeless.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercontinue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserveKeep or maintain in unaltered condition
Nounsmummificationa condition resembling that of a mummy
English > mummify: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningRemove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderembalmpreserve a dead body
Similar tomummify, dry updry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture
Spanishmomificar
Catalanmomificar
Nounsmummificationembalmment and drying a dead body and wrapping / wrapping it as a mummy
mummya body embalmed and dried / dried and wrapped / wrapped for burial (as in ancient Egypt)
English > mummify: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningdry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymdry up
Broadershrivel, shrivel up, shrink, witherwither, as with a loss of moisture
Similar tomummifyRemove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it
Spanishmomificarse, momificar, secarse
Catalanmomificar-se, momificar
Nounsmummya body embalmed and dried / dried and wrapped / wrapped for burial (as in ancient Egypt)

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