• Pronunciation of bury: B EH1 R IY0 ('bÉ›ri)

  • Number of syllables of bury: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of bury

  • Definition of bury

    • (v): dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "i tried to bury these unpleasant memories"  
    • (v): place in the earth and cover with soil; "They buried the stolen goods"  
    • (v): embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap"  
    • (v): enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"  
    • (v): cover from sight; "Afghani women buried under their burkas"  
    • (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"  
  • Examples of bury

    • Bury the remains at a crossroad.  
    • Bury the hatchet on both sides of the misunderstanding.  
    • He instructed the town to bury him next to the miser upon his own death.  
    • I apologized for my part in the exchange and tried to bury the hatchet.  
    • Bury was the founder of the Ludlow Choral Society.  
    • They either bury their dead or consign them to the flow of the rivers.  
    • I will take the snail and bury it in the garden.  
    • The Greek and the Trojans make a truce to bury the dead.  
    • The Thebans go out to survey the slaughter and bury the dead.  
    • They went to the scene of the massacre to bury the dead and avenge their death.  

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