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Meaning of CREMATE

Pronunciation:  'kreemeyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  reduce to ashes; "Cremate a corpse"
 

CREMATE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: burn, burn down, fire

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cre"mate\ (kr?"m?t or kr?-m?t"), v. t. [L. crematus, p.
p. of cremare to burn; cf. Skr. cr? to cook.]
To burn; to reduce to ashes by the action of fire, either
directly or in an oven or retort; to incremate or incinerate;
as, to cremate a corpse, instead of burying it.

 

 

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