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burial

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of burial

  1. 1 the act or ceremony of putting a dead body in its final resting place the children wanted to give the dead bird a proper burial in the backyard Synonyms of burial burying, entombing, entombment, inhumation, interment, interring, obsequy (usually obsequies), sepulture Words Related to burial embalmment, funeral; immurement, inurnment; reburial, reinterment Near Antonyms of burial cremation Antonyms of burial disinterment, exhumation, unearthing

  2. 2 a final resting place for a dead person archaeologically significant artifacts, such as stone tools, have been discovered in Neanderthal burials Synonyms of burial grave, sepulchre (or sepulcher), sepulture, tombWords Related to burial catacomb, charnel (also charnel house), columbarium, crypt, mausoleum, vault; cemetery, churchyard, graveyard, potter's field; barrow, mound, tumulus



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