Associations to the word «Bury»

Wiktionary

BURY, verb. (transitive) To ritualistically inter in a grave or tomb.
BURY, verb. (transitive) To place in the ground.
BURY, verb. (transitive) (often figurative) To hide or conceal as if by covering with earth or another substance.
BURY, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To suppress and hide away in one's mind.
BURY, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To put an end to; to abandon.
BURY, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To score a goal.
BURY, verb. (transitive) (slang) To kill or murder.
BURY, noun. (obsolete) A burrow.
BURY, noun. A borough; a manor
BURY, proper noun. A metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England
BURY ONE'S HEAD IN THE SAND, verb. (idiomatic) To deliberately ignore the reality of a situation; to pretend a problem does not exist.
BURY THE HATCHET, verb. (US) (idiomatic) To stop fighting or arguing; to reach an agreement, or at least a truce.
BURY THE LEAD, verb. (idiomatic) (news writing style) To begin a story with details of secondary importance to the reader while postponing more essential points or facts.
BURY THE LEDE, verb. (idiomatic) (US) (journalism) To begin a story with details of secondary importance to the reader while postponing more essential points or facts.

Dictionary definition

BURY, verb. Cover from sight; "Afghani women buried under their burkas".
BURY, verb. 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".
BURY, verb. Place in the earth and cover with soil; "They buried the stolen goods".
BURY, verb. Enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter".
BURY, verb. Embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap".
BURY, verb. Dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories".

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