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bury

Synonyms of bury in English:

verb

  • 1 the dead were buried
    inter, lay to rest, entomb
    informalput six feet under
    literaryinhume
    [Antonyms] exhume
  • 2 she buried her face in her hands
    hide, conceal, cover, enfold, engulf, tuck, cup, sink
    literaryenshroud
    [Antonyms] reveal
  • 3 the bullet buried itself in the wood
    embed, sink, implant, submerge;
    drive into
    [Antonyms] extract
  • 4 he buried himself in his work
    absorb, engross, immerse, occupy, engage, busy, involve
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