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tomb - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'tomb' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Tomb [ n.]
- A pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited; a grave; a sepulcher.
- A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead.
- A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the name and memory of the dead.
2 . Tomb [ v. t.]
- To place in a tomb; to bury; to inter; to entomb.

Meaning of 'tomb' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . tomb [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
Example in sentence:
  • he put flowers on his mother's grave