AskDefine | Define inter

Dictionary Definition

inter v : place in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaos were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday" [syn: bury, entomb, inhume, lay to rest] [also: interring, interred]

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English

Pronunciation

  • a UK /ɪnˈtɜː(ɹ)/, /In"t3:(r)/
  • Rhymes with: -ɜː(r)

Etymology

From enterrer.

Verb

  1. To bury in a grave.

Usage notes

  • The spellings intering (for interring) and intered (for interred) exist as well, but are much less common.

Derived terms

Antonyms

Translations

to bury in a grave

Esperanto

Etymology

From inter.

Preposition

  1. between
  2. among

Ido

Preposition

  1. among

Latin

Preposition

+ accusative

Descendants

Extensive Definition

Inter can refer to:
inter in Spanish: Inter
inter in Esperanto: Inter
inter in French: Internacional
inter in Dutch: Inter
inter in Japanese: インテル (曖昧さ回避)
inter in Polish: Inter
inter in Portuguese: Internacional
inter in Finnish: Inter
inter in Swedish: Inter (flera betydelser)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bury, coffin, conduct a funeral, encoffin, ensepulcher, enshrine, entomb, hearse, inearth, inhume, inurn, lay away, lay to rest, plant, put away, sepulcher, sepulture, tomb, unite
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