Definitions for bury

Definitions for (verb) bury

Main entry: bury, forget

Definition: dismiss from the mind; stop remembering

Usage: I tried to bury these unpleasant memories

Main entry: bury

Definition: place in the earth and cover with soil

Usage: They buried the stolen goods

Main entry: sink, bury

Definition: embed deeply

Usage: She sank her fingers into the soft sand; He buried his head in her lap

Main entry: eat up, bury, immerse, swallow, swallow up

Definition: enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

Usage: The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter

Main entry: bury

Definition: cover from sight

Usage: Afghani women buried under their burkas

Main entry: inhume, inter, lay to rest, entomb, bury

Definition: place in a grave or tomb

Usage: Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square; The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids; My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday

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