graveside
noun Date: 1838 the area beside a grave <
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • graveside — ☆ graveside [grāv′sīd΄ ] n. the area alongside a grave adj. being, or taking place, beside a grave …   English World dictionary

  • graveside — grave|side [ˈgreıvsaıd] n at the graveside beside a ↑grave, especially when someone is being buried there >graveside adj [only before noun] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • graveside — [[t]gre͟ɪvsaɪd[/t]] gravesides N COUNT: usu sing, oft at N You can refer to the area around a grave as the graveside, usually when you are talking about the time when someone is buried. Both women wept at his graveside …   English dictionary

  • graveside — UK [ˈɡreɪvˌsaɪd] / US noun [countable] Word forms graveside : singular graveside plural gravesides the area beside a grave where someone is buried …   English dictionary

  • graveside — /grayv suyd /, n. 1. the area beside a grave. adj. 2. being or conducted beside a grave: a graveside funeral service. [1830 40; GRAVE1 + SIDE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • graveside — noun (singular) at the graveside beside a grave, especially when someone is being buried there …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • graveside — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : the space beside a grave; especially : the point at which mourners gather by the grave at the time of a burial only graveside services were held …   Useful english dictionary

  • graveside — noun The area immediately around a grave …   Wiktionary

  • graveside — grave|side [ greıv,saıd ] noun count the area beside a GRAVE where someone is buried …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • graveside — n. area beside a grave …   English contemporary dictionary

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