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en·tomb

 (ĕn-to͞om′)
tr.v. en·tombed, en·tomb·ing, en·tombs
1. To place in or as if in a tomb or grave.
2. To serve as a tomb for.

en·tomb′ment n.

entomb

(ɪnˈtuːm)
vb (tr)
1. to place in or as if in a tomb; bury; inter
2. to serve as a tomb for
enˈtombment n

en•tomb

(ɛnˈtum)

v.t.
1. to place in or as if in a tomb; bury.
2. to serve as a tomb for.
[1425–75; < Middle French entomber]
en•tomb′ment, n.

entomb


Past participle: entombed
Gerund: entombing

Imperative
entomb
entomb
Present
I entomb
you entomb
he/she/it entombs
we entomb
you entomb
they entomb
Preterite
I entombed
you entombed
he/she/it entombed
we entombed
you entombed
they entombed
Present Continuous
I am entombing
you are entombing
he/she/it is entombing
we are entombing
you are entombing
they are entombing
Present Perfect
I have entombed
you have entombed
he/she/it has entombed
we have entombed
you have entombed
they have entombed
Past Continuous
I was entombing
you were entombing
he/she/it was entombing
we were entombing
you were entombing
they were entombing
Past Perfect
I had entombed
you had entombed
he/she/it had entombed
we had entombed
you had entombed
they had entombed
Future
I will entomb
you will entomb
he/she/it will entomb
we will entomb
you will entomb
they will entomb
Future Perfect
I will have entombed
you will have entombed
he/she/it will have entombed
we will have entombed
you will have entombed
they will have entombed
Future Continuous
I will be entombing
you will be entombing
he/she/it will be entombing
we will be entombing
you will be entombing
they will be entombing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been entombing
you have been entombing
he/she/it has been entombing
we have been entombing
you have been entombing
they have been entombing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been entombing
you will have been entombing
he/she/it will have been entombing
we will have been entombing
you will have been entombing
they will have been entombing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been entombing
you had been entombing
he/she/it had been entombing
we had been entombing
you had been entombing
they had been entombing
Conditional
I would entomb
you would entomb
he/she/it would entomb
we would entomb
you would entomb
they would entomb
Past Conditional
I would have entombed
you would have entombed
he/she/it would have entombed
we would have entombed
you would have entombed
they would have entombed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.entomb - 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"
lay, put down, repose - put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

entomb

verb bury, inter, lay to rest, sepulchre, place in a tomb, inhume, inurn He was entombed here in this crypt alongside his predecessors.

entomb

verb
To place (a corpse) in or as if in a grave:
Idiom: lay to rest.
Translations

entomb

[ɪnˈtuːm] VT (liter) → sepultar

entomb

vtbeisetzen, bestatten; the mausoleum which entombs his bodydas Mausoleum, in dem er beigesetzt ist
References in classic literature ?
But since it is quite clear," resumed the Doctor, "that at least five thousand years have elapsed since your entombment, I take it for granted that your histories at that period, if not your traditions were sufficiently explicit on that one topic of universal interest, the Creation, which took place, as I presume you are aware, only about ten centuries before.
The firm conviction of the necessity of a vegetation possessing a character of tropical luxuriance, to support such large animals, and the impossibility of reconciling this with the proximity of perpetual congelation, was one chief cause of the several theories of sudden revolutions of climate, and of overwhelming catastrophes, which were invented to account for their entombment.
At the request of Usher, I personally aided him in the arrangements for the temporary entombment.