buried buried  /ˈbɛ rid/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) cover from sight
  2. (v) place in a grave or tomb
  3. (v) place in the earth and cover with soil
  4. (v) enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
  5. (v) embed deeply
  6. (v) dismiss from the mind; stop remembering
  7. (adj) placed in a grave

Usage(s):

  1. The inventor of the iconic potato chip container got his final wish he was buried in one.
  2. The mines buried here are dummies, already detonated but still containing the traces of TNT that the rats have been trained to sniff out.
  3. Then a coffin containing a newly deceased person would be buried there.

News

  1. Woman finds two-headed piglet buried in mother's yard

    SAEGERTOWN, Pa., June 11 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania woman said she discovered a two-headed piglet preserved in a glass jar buried in her mother's back yard.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Buried under all of today's shenanigans is a rather significant update for Yelp's mobile apps, which

    Buried under all of today's shenanigans is a rather significant update for Yelp's mobile apps, which promise to serve up better suggestions under the Nearby tab. For now, the iOS version will recommend venues based on your "location, previous check-ins and reviews" and other stuff like the weather and time of day. [ Yelp ] Read more...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

  3. Suspect buried alive for rape in Bolivia

    Suspect buried alive: In a case of vigilante justice, villagers in Bolivia buried alive a suspect in the rape and murder of a woman. They buried the man in the grave of the woman that he allegedly murdered.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

Quotes

  1. "Instead of taking so much stock in GM, we simply could have offered the company more loans. But, for years, GM has been buried under an unsustainable mountain of debt," President Obama said Monday. "And piling an irresponsibly large debt on...
    on Jun 2, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Seattle Times

  2. Moderating his tone at one point, Richards tells the audience: "It shocks you. It shocks you" and refers to "what lays buried."
    on Nov 20, 2006 By: Michael Richards Source: Forbes

  3. "If they're dead, they ought to be buried," Shelby told ABC's "This Week" program. "We bury the small banks. We've got to bury some big ones and send a strong message to the market."
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Richard Shelby Source: Reuters UK

Word of the Day
repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /