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Definition of Bury


  1. A borough; a manor; as, the Bury of St. Edmond's
  2. A manor house; a castle.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. To hide in oblivion; to put away finally; to abandon; as, to bury strife.

Bury Quotations

Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!
Bob Marley

When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!
Bobby Knight

Number one, cash is king... number two, communicate... number three, buy or bury the competition.
Jack Welch

In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.

They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.
Conor Oberst
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Bury Translations

bury in Danish is begrave
bury in Dutch is kuilen, begraven
bury in French is enterrez, enterrer, enterrent, enterrons
bury in German is begraben, verbergen, begraben
bury in Latin is sepelio, humo, tego texi tectum, effero
bury in Norwegian is begrave
bury in Portuguese is enterro
bury in Spanish is enterrar
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