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funeral

Synonyms of funeral in English:

noun

  • 1 he'd attended a funeral
    burial, burying, interment, entombment, committal, inhumation, laying to rest, consignment to the grave;
    funeral rites, obsequies, last offices;
    wake, vigil
    rare sepulture, exequies
    [Antonyms] exhumation
  • 2 informal remember, it was you who asked—it's your funeral
    responsibility, problem, worry, concern, business, affair
    informal headache
    British informal lookout, pigeon
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