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 Dictionary entry overview: What does burial mean? 

BURIAL (noun)
  The noun BURIAL has 2 senses:

1. the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
2. concealing something under the ground

  Familiarity information: BURIAL used as a noun is rare.

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BURIAL (noun)

Sense 1burial [BACK TO TOP]


The ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events


burial; entombment; inhumation; interment; sepulture

Hypernyms ("burial" is a kind of...):

funeral (a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated)

Sense 2burial [BACK TO TOP]


Concealing something under the ground

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


burying; burial

Hypernyms ("burial" is a kind of...):

concealing; concealment; hiding (the activity of keeping something secret)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "burial"):

reburial; reburying (the act of burying again)

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