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    bury - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bury

    Definition
    (verb) cover from sight
    Example Sentence
    • Afghani women buried under their burkas
    Definition
    (verb) place in a grave or tomb
    Synonyms : entomb , inhume , inter , lay to rest
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) place in the earth and cover with soil
    Example Sentence
    • They buried the stolen goods
    Definition
    (verb) enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
    Synonyms : eat up , immerse , swallow , swallow up
    Example Sentence
    • The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter
    Definition
    (verb) embed deeply
    Synonyms : sink
    Example Sentence
    • She sank her fingers into the soft sand
    • He buried his head in her lap
    Definition
    (verb) dismiss from the mind; stop remembering
    Synonyms : forget
    Example Sentence
    • I tried to bury these unpleasant memories
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