Interment

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Interment->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ interment
interment
burial
sepulture
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inhumation|
inhumation|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ obsequies
obsequies
exequies
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ funeral
funeral
wake
pyre
funeral pile
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cremation
cremation
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ funeral
funeral
funeral rite
funeral solemnity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ kneel
kneel
passing bell
tolling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dirge
dirge
&c.(lamentation) 839
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cypress
cypress
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ orbit
orbit
dead march
muffled drum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ mortuary
mortuary
undertaker
mute
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ elegy
elegy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ funeral
funeral
funeral oration
funeral sermon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ epitaph
epitaph
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ graveclothes
graveclothes
shroud
winding sheet
cerecloth
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ cerement
cerement
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ coffin
coffin
shell
sarcophagus
urn
pall
bier
hearse
catafalque
cinerary urn
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ grave
grave
pit
sepulcher
tomb
vault
crypt
catacomb
mausoleum
Golgotha
house of death
narrow house
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ cemetery
cemetery
necropolis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ burial place
burial place
burial ground
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ grave yard
grave yard
church yard
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ God's acre
God's acre
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ tope
tope
cromlech
barrow
tumulus
cairn
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ ossuary
ossuary
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ bone house
bone house
charnel house
dead house
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ morgue
morgue
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ lich gate
lich gate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ burning ghat
burning ghat
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ crematorium
crematorium
crematory
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ dokhma
dokhma
mastaba
potter's field
stupa
Tower of Silence
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ sexton
sexton
gravedigger
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ monument
monument
cenotaph
shrine
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ grave stone
grave stone
head stone
tomb stone
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ memento mori
memento mori
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ hatchment
hatchment
stone
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ exhumation
exhumation
disinterment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ necropsy
necropsy
autopsy
post mortem examination
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ zoothapsis
zoothapsis
PARAG:Interment->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ inter
inter
bury
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lay in the grave
lay in the grave
consign to the grave
lay in the tomb
entomb
in tomb
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ inhume
inhume
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lay out
lay out
perform a funeral
embalm
mumify
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ toll the knell
toll the knell
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ put to bed with a shovel
put to bed with a shovel
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ inurn
inurn
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ exhume
exhume
disinter
unearth
PARAG:Interment->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ burried
burried
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ burial
burial
funereal
funebrial
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ mortuary
mortuary
sepulchral
cinerary
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ elegiac
elegiac
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ necroscopic
necroscopic
PARAG:Interment->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in memoriam
in memoriam
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ post obit
post obit
post mortem
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ beneath the sod
beneath the sod

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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