Thesaurus for bury
Pronunciation of bury: B EH1 R IY0 ('bɛri)
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.