Translation of bury in Spanish:

bury

(buries, burying, buried)
Pronunciation: /ˈberi/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (inter) enterrar*, sepultar [formal] she has buried three husbands ha enterrado a tres maridos to bury sb at sea dar* sepultura a algn en el mar [formal]
  • 2 2.1 [bone/treasure] enterrar* many bodies are still buried under o in the rubble muchos cadáveres están aún enterrados or sepultados bajo los escombros the village was buried by the avalanche el pueblo fue sepultado por la avalancha a little village buried away in the Pyrenees un pueblecito de algún rincón de los Pirineos 2.2 (plunge, thrust)to bury sth (in sth) she buried the knife in his chest le enterró or le hundió or le clavó el cuchillo en el pecho he buried his head in his hands ocultó la cabeza entre las manos he always has his head buried in a book está siempre enfrascado en la lectura de algún libro
  • 3 (settle, bring to an end) [quarrel] poner* fin a

reflexive verb/verbo reflexivo

  • 1.1 (immerse oneself) to bury oneself in sth [in one's work/one's studies/one's books] enfrascarse* en algo 1.2 (become lodged) [bullet] alojarse; [arrow] clavarse

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