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disinter

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verb dis·in·ter \ˌdis-in-ˈtər\

Simple Definition of disinter

  • : to take (a body) out of a grave or tomb : to dig up (a body)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of disinter

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to take out of the grave or tomb

  3. 2 :  to bring back into awareness or prominence; also :  to bring to light :  unearth

disinterment play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of disinter in a sentence

  1. The body was disinterred for further study.

  2. <the Egyptian mummy was carefully disinterred in hopes that it would yield secrets about the Old Kingdom>



1611

First Known Use of disinter

1611


Medical Dictionary

disinter

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transitive verb dis·in·ter \ˌdis-ən-ˈtər\

Medical Definition of disinter

  1. :  to take out of the grave or tomb

disinterment \-mənt\play noun



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