verb (inters, interring, interred)[with object]
Place (a corpse) in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites: he was interred with the military honours due to him
More example sentences
- After the funeral, Cpt Guy's body was interred in Skipton cemetery at a private ceremony.
- Could they have religious reasons for not interring the bodies of their dead?
- Because of the tropical climate, the bodies are interred within two days.
Middle English: from Old French enterrer, based on Latin in- 'into' + terra 'earth'.