HyperDic: sepulchre

English > 1 sense of the word sepulchre:
NOUNartifactsepulchre, burial chamber, sepulcher, sepulturea chamber that is used as a grave
English > sepulchre: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA chamber that is used as a grave.
Synonymsburial chamber, sepulcher, sepulture
InstancesHoly Sepulcher, Holy SepulchreThe sepulcher in which Christ's body lay between burial and resurrection
NarrowercryptA cellar or vault or underground burial chamber (especially beneath a church)
mausoleumA large burial chamber, usually above ground
repository, monumentA burial vault (usually for some famous person)
vault, burial vaultA burial chamber (usually underground)
BroaderchamberA natural or artificial enclosed space
grave, tombA place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
Spanishsepulcro, sepultura
Catalansepulcre, sepultura
Adjectivessepulchralof or relating to a sepulchre
sepulchralsuited to or suggestive of a grave or burial

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