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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buried, inhumed, interredadjective

    placed in a grave

    "the hastily buried corpses"

Wiktionary

  1. interredadjective

    Having been interred.

  2. interredadjective

    Located.

Wikipedia

  1. interred

    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. interred

    Interred refers to the act of burying a body in the ground or in a tomb, typically as part of a funeral or burial ceremony. It is the process of placing a deceased person into their final resting place.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interred

    of Inter

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interred in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of interred in a Sentence

  1. William Shakspeare, Julius Ceaser:

    The evil men do lives after them, the good is often interred with their bones.

  2. Julius Caesar:

    The evil that men do lives after them:The good is oft interred with their bones.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them The good is oft interred with their bones.

  4. Jonathan Loar:

    One reason is that Gandharan scrolls, like the one at the Library of Congress, were typically buried in terra cotta jars and interred in a stupa, a dome-shaped structure often containing Buddhist texts or relics, another reason is that the relatively high, arid climate of the Gandharan region helps preserve materials like manuscripts on birch bark.

  5. William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 3 scene 2:

    Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones.

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