What does burial mean?

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ˈbɛr i əlburi·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. burial, entombment, inhumation, interment, sepulture(noun)

    the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

  2. burying, burial(noun)

    concealing something under the ground

Wiktionary

  1. burial(Noun)

    The act of burying; interment

    Etymology: byrgels, from byrgan "to bury" + -els

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burial(noun)

    a grave; a tomb; a place of sepulture

  2. Burial(noun)

    the act of burying; depositing a dead body in the earth, in a tomb or vault, or in the water, usually with attendant ceremonies; sepulture; interment

Freebase

  1. Burial

    Burial or interment is the ritual act of placing a dead person or animal, and/or objects into the ground. This is accomplished by excavating a pit or trench, placing the deceased or the object in it, and covering it over.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Burial

    ber′i-al, n. the act of laying a dead body in the grave: interment.—ns. Bur′ial-aisle, an aisle in a church used for burials; Bur′ial-ground, Bur′ial-place, a piece of ground set apart for burying.—Burial service, a religious service or form of ritual accompanying a burial; Burial society, an insurance society for providing the expenses of burial. [A.S. byrgels, a tomb. See Bury.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Burial

    The act or ceremony of putting a corpse into the ground or a vault, or into the sea; or the inurnment of CREMAINS.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'burial' in Nouns Frequency: #2934

How to pronounce burial?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burial in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of burial in a Sentence

  1. Kaleo Paik:

    The Western tradition of full burial took away the process of infusing the land with Hawaiian elders, the whole purpose of the practice is to have these elders disintegrate naturally into our land.

  2. Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews:

    You never find these things in Roman burials, except in this one, the fact that it's worn means it was a good 20 to 30 years old by the time it got into the ground, which gives us a really nice date for the burial ground — about 200.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Many of these families because of Covid don't have money for a proper funeral and a proper burial. And that is just awful and inhumane.

  4. Patrick Monroe:

    They still want to do traditional things, they want to have a burial.

  5. Melinda Hunt:

    A decent burial does not involve prison inmates burying your loved one.

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