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Synonyms for burying

Noun

1. burying, burial, concealment, concealing, hiding
usage: concealing something under the ground

Verb

1. bury, hide, conceal
usage: cover from sight; "Afghani women buried under their burkas"
2. bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay to rest, lay, put down, repose
usage: 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"
3. bury, situate, fix, posit, deposit
usage: place in the earth and cover with soil; "They buried the stolen goods"
4. immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up, enclose, close in, inclose, shut in
usage: enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
5. bury, sink, implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant
usage: embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap"
6. forget, bury
usage: dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories"
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