Hay 5 definiciones de grave en inglés:

grave1

Silabificación: grave
Pronunciación: /grāv
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A place of burial for a dead body, typically a hole dug in the ground and marked by a stone or mound: the coffin was lowered into the grave
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    • With the other executed rebels, his body was put into a mass grave with no coffin.
    • Most of the missing are believed to be buried in mass graves, and several mass grave sites have already been found and exhumed.
    • Marking graves with stones was one of the characteristics that continued through centuries and religions.
    Sinónimos
    burial site, gravesite, cemetery plot, tomb, sepulcher, vault, burial chamber, mausoleum, crypt; last resting place
  • 1.1 (the grave) Used as an allusive term for death: life beyond the grave
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    • It is often at the graveside that people's ears and hearts strain to hear a word that carries beyond death and the grave.
    • They have made a covenant with Death and the grave.
    • He had no hope beyond the grave; he mocked at death; he was in his seventy-seventh year.
  • 1.2A place where a broken piece of machinery or other discarded object lies: lift the aircraft from its watery grave
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    • In the Seetalsee across the border in Austria a further £500m in ingots is said to repose in a watery grave.
    • Even a minute crack on the submarine's surface can lead to a watery grave.
    • Apparently not; the painstakingly hand-tended wooden form of my Jordan 193 now lies in a watery grave in the river at a former factory site.

Frases

dig one's own grave

Do something foolish that causes one to fail or be ruined.
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  • Like the smoker, you dug your own grave - deal with it.
  • If I were an optimist, I would suspect that the Democrats are digging their own grave.
  • It is a classic example of one digging one's own grave - to put it in simple language that a common man can understand.

(as) silent (or quiet) as the grave

Extremely quiet.
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  • We knew who they were of course, and they were aware of our arrival but they passed on towards the Pontoon and Massbrook silent as the grave.
  • Three vans race to the scene but when we arrive it's as quiet as the grave.
  • ‘It sure is silent as the grave around here,’ Christian whispered as Eva drew open the wooden gate.

take the (or one's, etc.) secret to the grave

Die without revealing a secret.
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  • But Margaret took her secret to the grave, dying in 1993 after a series of strokes.
  • The barber told me the secret of Man-Mur, and I swore that I would take the secret to the grave, so I cannot reveal it to you, dear readers.
  • Only you and I know about it, and I'll take the secret to the grave.

turn (also turn over) in one's grave

Used to express the opinion that something would have caused anger or distress to someone who is now dead: Bach must be turning in his grave at the vulgarities of the twentieth century
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  • It is enough to have old school amateurs turning in their grave.
  • ‘Shakespeare would definitely be insulted and Chaplin would definitely be turning in his grave,’ he says.
  • Lord Armstrong must have been turning in his grave.

Origen

Old English græf, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch graf and German Grab.

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Palabra del día milord
Pronunciación: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman

Hay 5 definiciones de grave en inglés:

grave2

Silabificación: grave
Pronunciación: /grāv
 
/

adjetivo

sustantivo

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  • /also gräv/ another term for grave accent.
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    • However the problem I am faced with that the string literal \u00c0 is written to file rather than the character À (A with a grave) which is what the octal string relates to.
    • This produces the "e" with a grave.
    • Does a look-up table exist that matches whole range of such non-English letters with their nearest-looking English equivalents? I'm thinking o and u umlaut, c and s cedilla, o circumflex, Turkish g and undotted-i, Scandinavian o with a line through it, Spanish n, e with a grave and acute, accented a, the diphthongs.

Derivativos

gravely

adverbio
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  • Consumers are gravely in need of serious protection from corporate thieves.
  • Sometimes mistakes of fact can have very serious consequences that are gravely unjust to the parties.
  • This is something that the court must look at most gravely.

graveness

sustantivo
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  • A National Statistical Office report testifies to the graveness of the situation.
  • ‘Now young man,’ he began anxiously and continued on in graveness, ‘if you release Dawn right now, then we promise we won't press charges.
  • But the graveness of his tone was what set her aback.

Origen

late 15th century (originally of a wound in the sense 'severe, serious'): from Old French grave or Latin gravis 'heavy, serious'.

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grave3

Silabificación: grave
Pronunciación: /grāv
 
/

verbo (past participle graven /ˈgrāvən/ or graved)

[with object] archaic
  • 1Engrave (an inscription or image) on a surface.
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    • There is no reason to suppose that history is at an end, that the current structures of authority and domination are graven in stone.
    • In the middle of the lawn was a basin of whitest marble, graven with marvellous art.
    • Graven in its surface is a lightening bolt, a cloud shedding rain, the crescent moon, the all seeing eye.
  • 1.1 literary Fix (something) indelibly in the mind: the times are graven on my memory
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    • The communion of that hour will be graven on my memory while life shall last.
    • Those final words of certainty are graven in my mind.
    • The scene when Dink falls in love is graven on my memory forever.

Origen

Old English grafan 'dig', of Germanic origin; related to German graben, Dutch graven 'dig' and German begraben 'bury', also to grave1 and groove.

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grave4

Silabificación: grave
Pronunciación: /grāv
 
/

verbo

[with object] historical
  • Clean (a ship’s bottom) by burning off the accretions and then tarring it.
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    • They are graved, i.e., a surface layer of oxidation has been scratched away.
    • At the outbreak of the Second World War the port, with its large graving and floating docks, became a naval base and later an Admiralty dockyard.
    • After a period of time in Ternate, she left and sailed southward of the Celebes where they stopped at an island and graved the ship for 26 days.

Origen

late Middle English: perhaps from French dialect grave, variant of Old French greve 'shore' (because originally the ship would have been run aground).

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grave5

Silabificación: gra·ve
Pronunciación: /ˈgräˌvā
 
/

adverbio & adjetivo

Music
  • (As a direction) slowly; with solemnity.
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    • After a half dozen bars of a vigorous Vivace there comes a deeply felt Grave movement.
    • The Sonata No. 2 in A minor begins solemnly with the Grave movement.
    • Nevertheless, Corelli's own concerti grossi probably inspired the very original "Quis hic?" suite, though no one other than Muffat could imagine those expressive rests in the Grave movement.

Origen

Italian, 'slowl'.

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