noun. ['ˈfjuːnɝəl'] a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated.
- ceremonial occasion
- sky burial
Words that Rhyme with Funeral
How do you pronounce funeral?
Pronounce funeral as fˈjunərəl.
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Example sentences of the word funeral
File a lawsuit against an employee of a funeral home as well as the funeral home itself.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Whether you attend the funeral or not, some expression of condolences to the bereaved is always appropriate.
Quotes containing the word funeral
1. If you carefully consider what you want to be said of you in the funeral experience, you will find your definition of success.
- Stephen Covey
2. A friend of mine said something powerful at his grandfather's funeral. He said that the greatest lesson from his grandfather's life was that he died empty, because he accomplished everything he wanted, with no regrets. I think that, along with leaving a legacy, would be the greatest sign of success.
- Marvin Sapp
3. I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
- Mark Twain
noun. a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects.
- funeral home
- funeral parlor
- funeral chapel
- funeral parlour
- dead room