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ˈkri meɪtcre·mate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cremate(verb)

    reduce to ashes

    "Cremate a corpse"


  1. cremate(Verb)

    to burn something to ashes

    Etymology: cremare, to burn to ashes

  2. cremate(Verb)

    to incinerate a dead body (as an alternative to burial)

    Etymology: cremare, to burn to ashes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cremate(verb)

    to burn; to reduce to ashes by the action of fire, either directly or in an oven or retort; to incremate or incinerate; as, to cremate a corpse, instead of burying it

    Etymology: [L. crematus, p. p. of cremare to burn; cf. Skr. cr to cook.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cremate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cremate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of cremate in a Sentence

  1. Lucio Gutierrez:

    There has to be control because, otherwise, we are going to catch the (coronavirus). If we ignore it, they will just cremate us instead.

  2. Former Green Beret Stephen Florich:

    Because he was in The Louisiana National Guard does not mean that my family should have to cremate and put his ashes in an urn to put him in a smaller space.

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