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Meaning of bury

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: cover from sight; "Afghani women buried under their burkas"
      2: place in a grave or tomb; "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"
         [syn: {bury}, {entomb}, {inhume}, {inter}, {lay to rest}]
      3: place in the earth and cover with soil; "They buried the
         stolen goods"
      4: enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge
         waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly
         thereafter" [syn: {immerse}, {swallow}, {swallow up}, {bury},
         {eat up}]
      5: embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He
         buried his head in her lap" [syn: {bury}, {sink}]
      6: dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "I tried to bury
         these unpleasant memories" [syn: {forget}, {bury}] [ant:
         {remember}, {think of}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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