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Synonyms for bury

Synonyms for (verb) bury

Synonyms: bury Definition: place in the earth and cover with soil Usage: They buried the stolen goods

Similar words: posit, fix, situate, deposit Definition: put (something somewhere) firmly Usage: She posited her hand on his shoulder; deposit the suitcase on the bench; fix your eyes on this spot

Synonyms: sink, bury Definition: embed deeply Usage: She sank her fingers into the soft sand; He buried his head in her lap

Similar words: imbed, implant, plant, embed, engraft Definition: fix or set securely or deeply Usage: He planted a knee in the back of his opponent; The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

Synonyms: eat up, bury, immerse, swallow, swallow up Definition: enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing Usage: The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter

Similar words: close in, inclose, enclose, shut in Definition: surround completely Usage: Darkness enclosed him; They closed in the porch with a fence

Synonyms: bury Definition: cover from sight Usage: Afghani women buried under their burkas

Similar words: hide, conceal Definition: prevent from being seen or discovered Usage: Muslim women hide their faces; hide the money

Synonyms: inhume, inter, lay to rest, entomb, bury Definition: place in a grave or tomb Usage: Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square; The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids; My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday

Similar words: put down, repose, lay Definition: put in a horizontal position Usage: lay the books on the table; lay the patient carefully onto the bed