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Princeton's WordNet

  1. burying, burialnoun

    concealing something under the ground

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  1. burying

    Burial, also known as interment or inhumation, is a method of final disposition whereby a dead body is placed into the ground, sometimes with objects. This is usually accomplished by excavating a pit or trench, placing the deceased and objects in it, and covering it over. A funeral is a ceremony that accompanies the final disposition. Humans have been burying their dead since shortly after the origin of the species. Burial is often seen as indicating respect for the dead. It has been used to prevent the odor of decay, to give family members closure and prevent them from witnessing the decomposition of their loved ones, and in many cultures it has been seen as a necessary step for the deceased to enter the afterlife or to give back to the cycle of life. Methods of burial may be heavily ritualized and can include natural burial (sometimes called "green burial"); embalming or mummification; and the use of containers for the dead, such as shrouds, coffins, grave liners, and burial vaults, all of which can retard decomposition of the body. Sometimes objects or grave goods are buried with the body, which may be dressed in fancy or ceremonial garb. Depending on the culture, the way the body is positioned may have great significance. The location of the burial may be determined by taking into account concerns surrounding health and sanitation, religious concerns, and cultural practices. Some cultures keep the dead close to provide guidance to the living, while others "banish" them by locating burial grounds at a distance from inhabited areas. Some religions consecrate special ground to bury the dead, and some families build private family cemeteries. Most modern cultures document the location of graves with headstones, which may be inscribed with information and tributes to the deceased. However, some people are buried in anonymous or secret graves for various reasons. Sometimes multiple bodies are buried in a single grave either by choice (as in the case of married couples), due to space concerns, or in the case of mass graves as a way to deal with many bodies at once. Alternatives to burial include cremation (and subsequent interment), burial at sea and cryopreservation. Some human cultures may bury the remains of beloved animals. Humans are not the only species to bury their dead; the practice has been observed in chimpanzees, elephants, and possibly dogs.

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  1. burying

    Burying is the act of placing or hiding something, usually a object or a body, under the ground or beneath a surface, often as part of a ritual or ceremony. This term is most commonly used in the context of laying a deceased person or animal to rest, but it can also refer to the act of concealing or suppressing something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burying

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burying in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of burying in a Sentence

  1. Tal Ben-Shahar:

    One of the best ways to deal with the depressing and demoralizing impact of the constant barrage of bad news is distraction. We are not burying our head in the sand when we engage in activities that take us away from an otherwise distressing situation.

  2. Taj Muhammad:

    I have buried bodies of the deceased of different ages, sizes, and weights, those small bodies I've been burying since yesterday felt much heavier than any of the big ones I've buried before.

  3. Regina Rodriguez:

    What a perfect way to leave this world, not one of them going through mourning and burying each other, because I know that my dad couldn’t do it again.

  4. Melinda Hunt:

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

  5. Luis Felipe Utrera:

    The government is prohibiting a family from burying where they deem convenient.

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