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grave1

grave1

 
pronunciation:
greIv
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hole dug in the ground for burying a dead body.
The casket was lowered into the grave.The men dug the grave in the early hours of the morning.
synonyms:
tomb
similar words:
mausoleum, pit, vault
definition 2: any final resting place of a corpse.
The field became the grave of hundreds of soldiers.He still visits his wife's grave often.
similar words:
casket, cemetery, charnel, churchyard, coffin, crypt, graveyard, mausoleum, mound, necropolis, potter's field, sepulcher, vault
definition 3: the place or situation in which something dead, destroyed, forgotten, or the like is considered to lie.
Near this island is the grave of sunken ships.
similar words:
burial, death, demise, graveyard, tomb
definition 4: death.
The grave cannot diminish his reputation.
synonyms:
death, decease, demise
similar words:
passing
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