What does casket mean?

Definitions for casket
ˈkæs kɪt, ˈkɑ skɪtcas·ket

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coffin, casket(noun)

    box in which a corpse is buried or cremated

  2. casket, jewel casket(verb)

    small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables

  3. casket(verb)

    enclose in a casket


  1. casket(Noun)

    A little box, e.g. for jewellery.

    Etymology: From cassette.

  2. casket(Noun)

    An urn.

    Etymology: From cassette.

  3. casket(Noun)

    The type of coffin with upholstery and a half-open lid.

    Etymology: From cassette.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Casket(noun)

    a small chest or box, esp. of rich material or ornamental character, as for jewels, etc

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  2. Casket(noun)

    a kind of burial case

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  3. Casket(noun)

    anything containing or intended to contain something highly esteemed

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  4. Casket(noun)

    the body

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  5. Casket(noun)

    the tomb

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  6. Casket(noun)

    a book of selections

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  7. Casket(noun)

    a gasket. See Gasket

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  8. Casket(verb)

    to put into, or preserve in, a casket

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]


  1. Casket

    A casket, or jewelry box is a term for a container that is usually larger than a box, and smaller than a chest, and in the past were typically decorated.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Casket

    kask′et, n. a little cask or case: a small case for holding jewels, &c.: (U.S.) a coffin. [Ety. uncertain; hardly a dim. of Cask.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of casket in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of casket in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of casket in a Sentence

  1. James Shea:

    Director of Public Safety James Shea told reporters Friday. Based on what we know now, the amount of guns, the amount of ammunition, the fact that they had explosive devices -- we would have to assume they planned to do a lot more damage than we allowed them to do. THOUSANDS MOURN, ATTEND FUNERALS FOR Jersey City SHOOTING VICTIMS Police officers stand near the scene of a gun fight at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Thursday. Anderson and Graham appear to have acted alone even though they had expressed interest in the Black Hebrew Israelites, a fringe religious group that often disparages whites and Jews, New Jersey officials have said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Thursday that the attack was driven by hatred of Jews and law enforcement and is being investigated as an act of domestic terrorism. The evidence points toward acts of hate. I can confirm that were investigating this matter as potential acts of domestic terrorism fueled both by anti-Semitism and anti-law enforcement beliefs, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal added that social media posts, witness interviews and other evidence reflected the couples hatred of Jews and police. Orthodox Jewish men carry Moshe Deutsch's casket outside a Brooklyn synagogue following Moshe Deutsch funeral on Wednesday in New York. Moshe Deutsch was one of the victims killed in Tuesday's shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The attackers killed three people in the market, in addition to the police officer at a cemetery about a mile away, before dying in an hourslong gunbattle with police Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Public Safety James Shea called Seals the ultimate detective or officer we would point to to tell young officers, This is how you should behave.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    In many ways the Reagan love story was classic Hollywood, but it was unmistakably human too. Hands intertwined, Nancy and Ron rose to the pinnacle of political power, weathered cancer and personal heartbreak, and braved the depths of Alzheimer's cold embrace -- always together. I know every American felt Nancy's immense pain when she, kissing Ronnie's casket, mouthed a tearful farewell to the best friend she once said she couldn't imagine life without.

  3. Tammy Norvell:

    It’s so emotional, thinking if it weren’t for him I could be picking out a casket today, living every parent’s nightmare and I’m not.

  4. Lisa Hallett:

    Related ImageExpand / ContractFor Lisa Hallett, shown here carrying baby Heidi as her husband's casket is loaded into a hearse, the project was a way to heal. The group's first public outing came in Seattle’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, in June 2010. The course was lined with American flags, each representing one of our guys.

  5. Brian Ellison:

    The flag means everything to me, when you say your oath and you join the military you stand in front of that flag when you raise your right hand. When we lose a service member or a veteran dies we put it on the casket.

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    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    • A. germ
    • B. muddle
    • C. abandon
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