Definition of inter
: to deposit (a dead body) in the earth or in a tomb
Examples of inter in a Sentence
a burial site where people have been interred for over a thousand years
the soldier was interred with great honors at Arlington National Cemetery
Recent Examples of inter from the Web
Some researchers believe the British dug 100-foot trenches to inter the Marylanders.
Crum will be interred at the Miami City Cemetery in a private family gathering.
After the attack in San Bernardino, California, in 2015, relatives of the killers, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, interred their bodies in a cemetery far from their California home after a closer graveyard rejected them.
She is interred in Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
One of these contained the remains of two young men interred with another 2,200 stone and shell beads.
The body was interred at a cemetery in Orange about 150 feet from where Kerrigan's wife is buried.
She was interred at Calvary Cemetery, 10000 Miles Ave., Cleveland.
And the tough times have possibly led to inter-office crime.
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Definition of inter-
1 : between : among : in the midst intercrop interpenetrate interstellar
2 : reciprocal interrelation : reciprocally intermarry
3 : located between interstation
4 : carried on between international
5 : occurring between interborough : intervening interglacial
6 : shared by, involving, or derived from two or more interfaith
7 : between the limits of : within intertropical
8 : existing between intercommunal intercompany
Origin and Etymology of inter-
Middle English inter-, enter-, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French inter-, entre-, from Latin inter-, from inter; akin to Old High German untar among, Greek enteron intestine, Old English in in
INTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inter for English Language Learners
: to bury (a dead body)
Definition of inter- for English Language Learners
: between : among : together
: involving two or more
INTER Defined for Kids
Definition of inter- for Students
1 : between : among : together intermingle
2 : mutual : mutually interrelation
3 : located, occurring, or carried on between international
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