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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay to restverb

    place in a grave or tomb

    "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday"


  1. interverb

    To bury in a grave.

  2. Etymology: From enterrer, from Vulgar Latin "in + terrare". Cognates include Spanish/Portuguese/Galician/Catalan enterrar (to inter), (to bury), Italian interrare (to plant), (to dig in).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To INTERverb

    To cover under ground; to bury.

    Etymology: enterrer, French.

    Within their chiefest temple I'll erect
    A tomb, wherein his corps shall be interr'd. William Shakespeare, H. VI.

    The evil that men do lives after them;
    The good is oft interred with their bones. William Shakespeare, Jul. Cæs.

    His body shall be royally interr'd,
    And the last funeral pomps adorn his herse. Dryden.

    The ashes, in an old record of the convent, are said to have been interred between the very wall and the altar where they were taken up. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

    The best way is to inter them as you furrow pease. John Mortimer.


  1. inter

    Ralf Brown's Interrupt List (aka RBIL, x86 Interrupt List, MS-DOS Interrupt List or INTER) is a comprehensive list of interrupts, calls, hooks, interfaces, data structures, CMOS settings, memory and port addresses, as well as processor opcodes and special function registers for x86 machines (including many clones) from the very start of the PC era in 1981 up to 2000, most of it still applying to PCs today.


  1. inter

    Inter- is a prefix derived from Latin meaning "between" or "among." It is commonly used to denote a reciprocal or mutual action or relationship between two or more entities. It can also indicate a state of being between two extremes or a combination of different elements.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interverb

    to deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume; as, to inter a dead body

  2. Etymology: [OE. enteren, OF. enterer, enterrer, LL. interrare; L. pref. in- in + terra the earth. See Terrace.]


  1. Inter

    Inter is the most watched television channel in Ukraine. It covers 99.7 percent of Ukraine's territory. Inter is among the top-rated networks in Ukraine, competing with such as 1+1 and Pershyi Natsionalnyi channels. Inter features a general programming mix appealing to both young and old, including movies, music, drama, documentaries, news, kid's programs and much more.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inter

    in-tėr′, v.t. to bury:—pr.p. inter′ring; pa.p. interred′.n. Inter′ment. [Fr. enterrer—Low L. interrāre—L. in, into, terra, the earth.]

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  1. Inter

    Inter vs. Intra -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Inter and Intra.


  1. Inter

    between; among.

Anagrams for inter »

  1. Terni

  2. inert

  3. niter

  4. nitre

  5. trine

  6. retin

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inter in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of inter in a Sentence

  1. Yonsei University:

    North Koreans are pretty strict about dealing with the nuclear issue in the context of their relationship with the United States, and so that of course is one of the big challenges for Moon because he's going to want to improve inter-Korean relations but he doesn't have much leverage on the nuclear issue.

  2. United States:

    There's a fear that moving too quickly on inter-Korean relations will undermine United States efforts to maintain pressure on North Korea to denuclearize and prematurely open the door to renewed economic engagements, it's a dynamic that comes from a long-standing mismatch in outlook between Seoul, which prioritizes peace and stability in its immediate neighborhood, and Washington -- which has an overwhelming focus on denuclearization.

  3. Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus:

    In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.

  4. South Korean President Moon:

    I will find a path for the most realistic and practical inter-Korean cooperation, the COVID-19 crisis could mean a new opportunity for inter-Korean cooperation, and that's the most urgent and pressing task.

  5. William Walters:

    At the end of the day, the State Department had a decision to make, informed by our inter-agency partners, and we went ahead and made that decision, and the decision, I think, was the right one in bringing those people home.

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