transitive verb

To place in a grave or tomb; bury.

To place in the earth and cover with it.

Specifically To bury; inhume; place in a grave, or, by extension, in a tomb of any kind.

A Latin preposition meaning ‘between’ or ‘among,’ used in some Latin phrases occurring in English books, as in inter nos (between or among ourselves), inter arma silent leges (laws are silent among arms—that is, in time of war), etc., and very common as a prefix. See inter-.

A Middle English form of enter.

A common prefix meaning ‘between’ or ‘among’ or ‘during,’ occurring in many English words taken from the Latin, either directly or through Middle English and Old French or French forms (being then in Middle English also enter-, and so retained in some modern forms: see enter-), or formed in English on the Latin model.

transitive verb

To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume.


To bury in a grave.


place in a grave or tomb