bury
transitive verb (buried; burying) Etymology: Middle English burien, from Old English byrgan; akin to Old High German bergan to shelter, Russian berech' to spare Date: before 12th century 1. to dispose of by depositing in or as if in the earth; especially to inter with funeral ceremonies 2. a. to conceal by or as if by covering with earth b. to cover from view <
buried her face in her hands
>
3. a. to have done with <
burying their differences
>
b. to conceal in obscurity <
buried the retraction among the classified ads
>
c. submerge, engrossusually used with in <
buried himself in his books
>
4. to put (a playing card) out of play by placing it in or under the dealer's pack 5. to succeed emphatically or impressively in making (a shot) <
bury a jumper
>
<
bury a putt
>
6. to defeat overwhelmingly Synonyms: see hide

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  • bury — [ber′ē] vt. buried, burying [ME birien < OE byrgan, akin to beorgan, to shelter < IE base * bhergh , protect, preserve > Ger bergen, protect, Pol bróg, barn] 1. to put (a dead body) into the earth, a tomb, or the sea, usually in a… …   English World dictionary

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