grave

All Noun Adjective Verb
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  • If the ship is very small, it is called a boat grave.
  • Local school children also place flowers on the well-kept grave sites.
  • They also clean the grave of their family as a sign of respect.
  • Living beyond their means soon led to grave financial and legal difficulties.
  • His daughter-in-law was also buried in the same grave.
  • A grave is a location where a dead body is buried.
  • He looked into the place and there saw a young boy lying beside a newly made grave. Cited from The Great War As I Saw It, by Frederick George Scott
  • There was grave risk of war with one or the other.
  • He takes the child from its mother's arms, and parts with him only at the grave.
  • His grave is north east of town in a hidden pre-civil war cemetery.
  • The grave only held nine of the expected eleven sets of remains.
  • It was outside the city walls and surrounded by a grave yard.
  • There are no plans to raise her as the site is being treated as a war grave.
  • Her grave is separate from the others and is the only one dug up.
  • The show was based on the British program One Foot in the Grave.
  • She lies in a grave adjoining those of her mother, her daughter, and her husband.
  • It was the face which for five years now he had carried graven on his heart. Cited from The Tidal Wave and Other Stories, by Ethel May Dell
  • There was little or no reason for them to make a mistake about the location of this grave.
  • Their grave goods have been found in the area.
  • It was graven into her mind as the object for which she lived. Cited from Half a Life-time Ago, by Elizabeth Gaskell
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Meaning of grave

  • noun Death of a person
    he went to his grave without forgiving me, from cradle to grave
  • noun A place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    he put flowers on his mother's grave