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Overview of verb bury

The verb bury has 6 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (7) bury

(cover from sight; "Afghani women buried under their burkas")

2. (6) bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay to rest

(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")

3. (3) bury

(place in the earth and cover with soil; "They buried the stolen goods")

4. (1) immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up

(enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter")

5. (1) bury, sink

(embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap")

6. forget, bury

(dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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