bury bury  /ˈbɛ ri/


  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


  1. These people are really heartbroken about the fact that they can't bury their loved ones.
  2. The Busy Body comes not to praise Sid Caesar but to bury him.
  3. President Reagan saw fit to bury his doctrine in his 1985 State of the Union address beneath the balanced budget amendment, school prayer and the line-item veto.


  1. Bruins take advantage of Blackhawks' lack of power, even series

    The Chicago Blackhawks unleashed an avalanche of shots in the early going and couldn't bury the Boston Bruins. They paid for it in the end. Now, they can forget about home-ice advantage, not to mention the lead in the Stanley Cup Finals.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Blackhawks Fail to Convert Early, Lose 2-1 in OT

    All those missed shots added up to one big blown opportunity for the Chicago Blackhawks. They couldn't bury the Boston Bruins in the early going and paid for it in the end.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Billy Joel, Elton John End Feud at Songwriters Hall of Fame: "We're OK"

    Elton John and Billy Joel have decided to bury the hatchet. On Thursday, June 13, the two music icons -- who have toured together seven times over the years -- made peace at the 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York City, publicly ending their two-year feud.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: US Weekly

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  1. "I'm not going to hide hard choices from the British people, or bury them in the small print," he says, to cheers from his side of the House.
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: George Osborne Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

  2. "Take a very complicated elegant beautiful molecule, bury it in the ground 100 million years, remove all the functionality and make hydrocarbons," said Warner, one of the founders of the green chemistry movement that attempts to be more...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: John Warner Source: The Associated Press

  3. She told the Russian daily Kommersant: "There were very many deaths in the countryside, and our customs dictate that we bury our dead right away, before sunset."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Roza Otunbayeva Source: Sky News

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