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Meaning of ENTOMB

Pronunciation:  en'toom

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  place in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaos were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday"
 

ENTOMB is a 6 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: bury, inhume, inter, lay to rest
 
 See Also: lay, put down, repose

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*tomb"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entombed}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Entombing}.] [Pref. en- + tomb: cf. OF. entomber.]
To deposit in a tomb, as a dead body; to bury; to inter; to
inhume. --Hooker.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bottle up, box in, box up, bury, cabin, casket, cloister, closet, coffin, conduct a funeral, confine, cramp, crib, encase, encoffin, ensepulcher, enshrine, hearse, immure, inearth, inhume, inter, inurn, lay away, lay to rest, plant, put, sepulcher, sepulture, shrine, straiten, tomb
 

 

 

 

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