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
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The remains of Victor Emmanuel’s wife, Queen Elena, were transferred Friday from Montpellier, France, and were similarly interred in the chapel during a private ceremony, the town of Vicoforte said.
Wray and his wife Natalie will be interred near his birthplace in the Georgia National Cemetery in a private ceremony with full military honors.
The bodies, interred neatly in a row and showing no signs of violence, likely died soon after the wreck of dehydration—before madness set in among some of the survivors.
In this program at the society’s DiMenna Children’s History Museum, the American Slavery Project has focused on the many anonymous slaves, indentured servants and free black New Yorkers interred in the African Burial Ground in Lower Manhattan.
Though their names, birthdates and dates of death remain unknown, six benches, along with a seven-foot, black granite obelisk will stand in place of headstones for those interred in sections 16 and 17 of the cemetery.
Requirements that pets and humans be buried simultaneously, like in New York, can lead to the euthanasia of healthy animals so that they can be interred in time with their owners.
According to the Telegraph, St. Nicholas died in A.D. 343 and was interred at St. Nicholas church in Demre, on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey.
The repatriation and interment of Private Hurdis’ skull is consistent with our ongoing efforts to recover, identify and formally inter human remains of our fallen from all conflicts.
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Synonymsentomb, hearse, inhume, bury, lay, put away, tomb
Antonymsdisinter, exhume, unearth
Related Wordsimmure, inurn; enshrine; conceal, cover, ensconce, hide; obscure, shade, shield; cloak, curtain, enshroud, shroud; rebury, reinter; coffin
Near Antonymsburn, cremate; bare, disclose, discover, display, exhibit, expose, reveal, show; uncoffin
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Definition of inter- for English Language Learners
: between : among : together
: involving two or more
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