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bury

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bury

  1. 1 to place (a dead body) in the earth, a tomb, or the sea he died on Tuesday and was buried on Friday Synonyms entomb, hearse, inhume, inter, lay, put away, tomb Related Words immure, inurn; enshrine; conceal, cover, ensconce, hide; obscure, shade, shield; cloak, curtain, enshroud, shroud; rebury, reinter; coffin Near Antonyms burn, cremate; bare, disclose, discover, display, exhibit, expose, reveal, show; uncoffin Antonyms disinter, exhume, unearth

  2. 2 to put into a hiding place buried his face in his hands as his wife recounted the embarrassing incident Synonyms {h,1}hide, cache, conceal, ensconce, secreteRelated Words hoard, squirrel (away), stash; entomb, interNear Antonyms bare, expose, reveal, show, uncover, unmask, unveil, unwrap; flaunt, parade, show off; disinter, unearthAntonyms display, exhibit

  3. 3 to defeat by a large margin if we don't work harder, the other softball team will bury us Synonyms annihilate, blow away, bomb, whip, clobber, cream, drub, dust, flatten, paste, rout, shellac, skin, skunk, smoke [slang], smother, snow under, thrash, trim, tromp, trounce, wallop, wax [slang], whomp, whop (or whap), whupRelated Words sweep, upset; beat, best, conquer, dispatch, hurdle, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), subdue, surmount, take, throw, triumph (over), win (against), worst; crush, knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, overwhelm, subjugate, upend, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend; edge (out), nose out, pip [British]; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; break, destroy, do in, finish, sink, slaughter


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