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  • verblay to rest after death
  • verbconceal, cover
  • verbplant in ground
  • verbengross oneself

synonyms for bury

  • deposit
  • entomb
  • plant
  • embalm
  • enshrine
  • inhume
  • inter
  • mummify
  • consign to grave
  • cover up
  • ensepulcher
  • hold last rites for
  • hold services for
  • inearth
  • inurn
  • lay out
  • put away
  • put six feet under
  • sepulcher
  • sepulture
  • tomb
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antonyms for bury

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  • dig out
  • disinter
  • exhume
  • resurrect
  • reveal
  • uncover
  • dig out
  • disinter
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    How to use bury in a sentence

    If they are still Moderns and alive, I defy you to bury them if you are discussing living questions in a full and honest way.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    The swift breeze seemed to Edna to bury the sting of it into the pores of her face and hands.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Two years before her death Mrs. Otis was glad to bury her mortification and misery in Rosewater.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    Meanwhile Benny looked on with great delight as Watch tried to bury his bone with only one paw to dig with.
    THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
    Since the number of casualties was extremely high during this battle, Jackson allowed Banks to bury his dead the following day.
    HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
    The adherents of Shiva bury their dead; the others either burn them or throw them into the river.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    Spackles 's got two-three hunderd laid by for to bury him, and so's Grandmother Penny.
    SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
    Full explanations were made, and the force returned to bury the dead and care for the wounded.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    The ice sheet, which was in time to bury half of Europe under its chilly mantle, had begun its slow movement toward the south.
    MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
    However, he has asked me how I, loving Paris as I do, could make up my mind to bury myself in the country.
    CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO BURY

    • bury
    • cloak
    • cloud
    • coat
    • conceal
    • crown
    • eclipse
    • envelop
    • hide
    • mask
    • obscure
    • overcast
    • overlay
    • overspread
    • suppress
    • surround
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