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1. headstone

noun. ['ˈhɛdˌstoʊn'] a stone that is used to mark a grave.

Synonyms

  • memorial
  • tombstone
  • grave
  • stone
  • tomb
  • gravestone

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • frivolous
  • birth
  • artifact

Etymology

  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stone (English)
  • stan (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Headstone

  • redstone
  • medstone

Example sentences of the word headstone


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a wide piece of ribbon to hang on the headstone.

2. Verb, base form
Fame is a game-changer when it comes to headstone name etiquette.

Quotes containing the word headstone


1. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.From an Irish headstone
- Richard Puz, The Carolinian

2. headstone

noun. ['ˈhɛdˌstoʊn'] the central building block at the top of an arch or vault.

Synonyms

  • keystone
  • building block
  • coign
  • coigne
  • key
  • arch

Antonyms

  • atonality
  • unplayful
  • straighten
  • inferior

Etymology

  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stone (English)
  • stan (Middle English (1100-1500))
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