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bury

bur·y

bury

 
 
pronunciation:
be ri
phrases:
bury one's head in the sand
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part of speech: verb
inflections: buried, buries, burying
definition 1: to cover in the ground with dirt.
He buried his money in the back yard.
synonyms:
sink
similar words:
plant
definition 2: to put in a grave or tomb, or in the sea.
After he died, we buried our dog next to his favorite tree.
similar words:
sink
phrase: bury one's head in the sand
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Are you looking for the word berry (a fruit)? Some people say bury and berry in exactly the same way, but these two words have different meanings.
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