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graves

noun
plural of grave

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a final resting place for a dead person
  • the forlorn boy put flowers on his mother's grave

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2 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities
  • a rock star who found his early grave in a plane crash

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graves

verb
present tense third-person singular of grave

Synonyms of graves (Entry 2 of 2)

to cut (as letters or designs) on a hard surface
  • the doomed climber graved his initials into the rock face

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“Graves.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/graves. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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