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[verb] dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "i tried to bury these unpleasant memories"
[verb] place in the earth and cover with soil; "They buried the stolen goods"
[verb] embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap"
[verb] enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
[verb] cover from sight
[verb] 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"
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\Bur"y\ (b[e^]r"r[y^]), n. [See 1st {Borough}.] 1. A borough; a manor; as, the Bury of St. Edmond's; Note: used as a termination of names of places; as, Canterbury, Shrewsbury. 2. A manor house; a castle. [Prov. Eng.] To this very day, the chief house of a manor, or the lord's seat, is called bury, in some parts of England. --Miege.
\Bur"y\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Buried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Burying}.] [OE. burien, birien, berien, AS. byrgan; akin to beorgan to protect, OHG. bergan, G. bergen, Icel. bjarga, Sw. berga, Dan. bierge, Goth. ba['i]rgan. [root]95. Cf. {Burrow}.] 1. To cover out of sight, either by heaping something over, or by placing within something, as earth, etc.; to conceal by covering; to hide; as, to bury coals in ashes; to bury the face in the hands. And all their confidence Under the weight of mountains buried deep. --Milton. 2. Specifically: To cover out of sight, as the body of a deceased person, in a grave, a tomb, or the ocean; to deposit (a corpse) in its resting place, with funeral ceremonies; to inter; to inhume. Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. --Matt. viii. 21. I'll bury thee in a triumphant grave. --Shak. 3. To hide in oblivion; to put away finally; to abandon; as, to bury strife. Give me a bowl of wine In this I bury all unkindness, Cassius. --Shak. {Burying beetle} (Zo["o]l.), the general name of many species of beetles, of the tribe {Necrophaga}; the sexton beetle; -- so called from their habit of burying small dead animals by digging away the earth beneath them. The larv[ae] feed upon decaying flesh, and are useful scavengers. {To bury the hatchet}, to lay aside the instruments of war, and make peace; -- a phrase used in allusion to the custom observed by the North American Indians, of burying a tomahawk when they conclude a peace. Syn: To intomb; inter; inhume; inurn; hide; cover; conceal; overwhelm; repress.

Synonyms for bury

eat up, engross, entomb, forget, immerse, inhume, inter, lay to rest, sink, swallow, swallow up

Antonyms: remember, think of

See also: conceal | countersink | cover | deposit | embed | enclose | engraft | fix | hide | imbed | implant | inclose | lay | plant | posit | put down | repose | repress | set | shut in | situate | suppress | unlearn |

Related terms: abandon, baptize, bosom, bottle up, cache, coffin, conceal, conduct a funeral, consign to oblivion, cover up, deluge, deposit, dip, douse, drown, duck, dunk, embosom, encoffin, engulf, ensepulcher, enshrine, entomb, eradicate, extirpate, file and forget, forget, hearse, hide, hide away, immerge, immerse, inearth, inhume, inter, inundate, inurn, keep hidden, keep secret, lay to rest, lock up, merge, obscure, overcome, overwhelm, plant, plunge, plunge in water, put away, seal up, secrete, sepulture, sink, souse, stash, store away, stow away, submerge, submerse, tomb, whelm

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Let's analyse "bury" as pure text. This string has Four letters in Two syllables and One vowel (In our algorithm Y is not counted as vowel, but in English language, sometimes it sounds like one). 25% of vowels is 13.6% less then average English word. Written in backwards: YRUB. Average typing speed for these characters is 1000 milliseconds. [info]

Morse code: -... ..- .-. -.--


Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: bury: 3 = 3, reduced: 3 (or 1 if Y is vowel too). and the final result is Three.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: bury: 2 + 3 + 9 + 7 = 21, reduced: 3, and the final result is Three.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
B (1) 2 High Priestess Compassionate, Caring, Knowing
R (1) 18 Moon Patient, Determined, Strong
U (1) 21 World Gifted, Generous, Bountiful
Y (1) 25 Knight of Wands Brave, Daring, Bold, Charismatic, Brash

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