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inter Syllabification: in·ter
Pronunciation: /inˈtər/

Definition of inter in English:

verb (inters, interring, interred)

[with object] (usually be interred)
Place (a corpse) in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites: he was interred with the military honors 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'.

Words that rhyme with inter

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