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Synonyms of bury

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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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