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bury

Synonyms of bury in English:

verb

  • 1 all the crew were buried at Stonefall cemetery
    inter, lay to rest, consign to the grave, entomb;
    informal put six feet under, plant
    North American informal deep-six
    [Antonyms] exhume
  • 2 she buried her face in her hands
    hide, conceal, cover, put out of sight, secrete, enfold;
    submerge, sink, embed, engulf, immerse, enclose, tuck, cup
    literary enshroud
    [Antonyms] reveal, take out of
  • 3 the bullet buried itself in the wood
    embed, sink, implant, submerge, insert;
    drive something into
    [Antonyms] extract from
  • 4 he buried himself in his work
    absorb, engross, occupy, engage, busy, employ, distract, preoccupy, immerse, interest, involve
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    taphephobia fear of being buried alive

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