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VERB (6)

1. cover from sight;
- Example: "Afghani women buried under their burkas"

2. place in a grave or tomb;
- Example: "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"
- Example: "The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids"
- Example: "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday"
[syn: bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay to rest]

3. place in the earth and cover with soil;
- Example: "They buried the stolen goods"

4. enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing;
- Example: "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
[syn: immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up]

5. embed deeply;
- Example: "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"
- Example: "He buried his head in her lap"
[syn: bury, sink]

6. dismiss from the mind; stop remembering;
- Example: "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories"
[syn: forget, bury]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bury \Bur"y\ (b[e^]r"r[y^]), n. [See 1st Borough.] 1. A borough; a manor; as, the Bury of St. Edmond's; Note: used as a termination of names of places; as, Canterbury, Shrewsbury. [1913 Webster] 2. A manor house; a castle. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] To this very day, the chief house of a manor, or the lord's seat, is called bury, in some parts of England. --Miege. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bury \Bur"y\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buried; p. pr. & vb. n. Burying.] [OE. burien, birien, berien, AS. byrgan; akin to beorgan to protect, OHG. bergan, G. bergen, Icel. bjarga, Sw. berga, Dan. bierge, Goth. ba['i]rgan. [root]95. Cf. Burrow.] 1. To cover out of sight, either by heaping something over, or by placing within something, as earth, etc.; to conceal by covering; to hide; as, to bury coals in ashes; to bury the face in the hands. [1913 Webster] And all their confidence Under the weight of mountains buried deep. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: To cover out of sight, as the body of a deceased person, in a grave, a tomb, or the ocean; to deposit (a corpse) in its resting place, with funeral ceremonies; to inter; to inhume. [1913 Webster] Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. --Matt. viii. 21. [1913 Webster] I'll bury thee in a triumphant grave. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To hide in oblivion; to put away finally; to abandon; as, to bury strife. [1913 Webster] Give me a bowl of wine In this I bury all unkindness, Cassius. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Burying beetle (Zool.), the general name of many species of beetles, of the tribe Necrophaga; the sexton beetle; -- so called from their habit of burying small dead animals by digging away the earth beneath them. The larv[ae] feed upon decaying flesh, and are useful scavengers. To bury the hatchet, to lay aside the instruments of war, and make peace; -- a phrase used in allusion to the custom observed by the North American Indians, of burying a tomahawk when they conclude a peace. [1913 Webster] Syn: To intomb; inter; inhume; inurn; hide; cover; conceal; overwhelm; repress. [1913 Webster] Burying ground
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bury v 1: cover from sight; "Afghani women buried under their burkas" 2: place in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday" [syn: bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay to rest] 3: place in the earth and cover with soil; "They buried the stolen goods" 4: enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter" [syn: immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up] 5: embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap" [syn: bury, sink] 6: dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories" [syn: forget, bury] [ant: remember, think of]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "bury": abandon, baptize, bosom, bottle up, cache, coffin, conceal, conduct a funeral, consign to oblivion, cover up, deluge, deposit, dip, douse, drown, duck, dunk, embosom, encoffin, engulf, ensepulcher, enshrine, entomb, eradicate, extirpate, file and forget, forget, hearse, hide, hide away, immerge, immerse, inearth, inhume, inter, inundate, inurn, keep hidden, keep secret, lay to rest, lock up, merge, obscure, overcome, overwhelm, plant, plunge, plunge in water, put away, seal up, secrete, sepulture, sink, souse, stash, store away, stow away, submerge, submerse, tomb, whelm