HyperDic: sepulture

English > 2 senses of the word sepulture:
NOUNeventsepulture, burial, entombment, inhumation, intermentthe ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
artifactsepulture, burial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchrea chamber that is used as a grave
English > sepulture: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe ritual placing of a corpse in a grave.
Synonymsburial, entombment, inhumation, interment
Broaderfuneral, obsequyA ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
Spanishenterramiento, entierro, funeral, inhumación, sepelio, sepultura
Catalanenterrament, inhumació, sepeli, sepultura
English > sepulture: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA chamber that is used as a grave.
Synonymsburial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchre
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

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