dead and buried

variants: or

dead and gone

Definition of dead and buried

  1. 1 :  no longer living :  dead He's been dead and buried for 50 years. relatives long dead and gone

  2. 2 :  no longer used or accepted Those old family traditions are dead and buried. The days of our childhood are dead and gone.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  deprived of life :  no longer alive

    :  having the appearance of death :  deathly

    :  lacking power to move, feel, or respond :  numb

  1. :  someone who is no longer alive :  one that is dead (see 1dead 1)

    :  the state of being dead

    :  the time of greatest quiet

  1. :  absolutely, utterly

    :  suddenly and completely

    :  directly

buryplay buried
  1. :  to dispose of by depositing in or as if in the earth

    :  to inter with funeral ceremonies

    :  to conceal by or as if by covering with earth

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to cast off or become cast off

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