inhume


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in·hume

 (ĭn-hyo͞om′)
tr.v. in·humed, in·hum·ing, in·humes
To place in a grave; bury.

[French inhumer, from Old French, from Latin inhumāre : in-, in; see in-2 + humus, earth; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.]

in′hu·ma′tion n.
in·hum′er n.

inhume

(ɪnˈhjuːm)
vb
(tr) to inter; bury
[C17: from Latin inhumāre, from in-2 + humus ground]
ˌinhuˈmation n
inˈhumer n

in•hume

(ɪnˈhyum; often -ˈyum)

v.t. -humed, -hum•ing.
to bury; inter.
[1610–20; < Medieval Latin inhumāre= Latin in- in-2 + humāre to inter]

inhume


Past participle: inhumed
Gerund: inhuming

Imperative
inhume
inhume
Present
I inhume
you inhume
he/she/it inhumes
we inhume
you inhume
they inhume
Preterite
I inhumed
you inhumed
he/she/it inhumed
we inhumed
you inhumed
they inhumed
Present Continuous
I am inhuming
you are inhuming
he/she/it is inhuming
we are inhuming
you are inhuming
they are inhuming
Present Perfect
I have inhumed
you have inhumed
he/she/it has inhumed
we have inhumed
you have inhumed
they have inhumed
Past Continuous
I was inhuming
you were inhuming
he/she/it was inhuming
we were inhuming
you were inhuming
they were inhuming
Past Perfect
I had inhumed
you had inhumed
he/she/it had inhumed
we had inhumed
you had inhumed
they had inhumed
Future
I will inhume
you will inhume
he/she/it will inhume
we will inhume
you will inhume
they will inhume
Future Perfect
I will have inhumed
you will have inhumed
he/she/it will have inhumed
we will have inhumed
you will have inhumed
they will have inhumed
Future Continuous
I will be inhuming
you will be inhuming
he/she/it will be inhuming
we will be inhuming
you will be inhuming
they will be inhuming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inhuming
you have been inhuming
he/she/it has been inhuming
we have been inhuming
you have been inhuming
they have been inhuming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inhuming
you will have been inhuming
he/she/it will have been inhuming
we will have been inhuming
you will have been inhuming
they will have been inhuming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inhuming
you had been inhuming
he/she/it had been inhuming
we had been inhuming
you had been inhuming
they had been inhuming
Conditional
I would inhume
you would inhume
he/she/it would inhume
we would inhume
you would inhume
they would inhume
Past Conditional
I would have inhumed
you would have inhumed
he/she/it would have inhumed
we would have inhumed
you would have inhumed
they would have inhumed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.inhume - 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"

inhume

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

inhume

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References in classic literature ?
instructed to spill it along in a furrow and afterward inhume it with
De son vrai nom Bouaraba Mohand Ouidir, [beaucoup moins que] Da Velaid [beaucoup plus grand que] est decede jeudi dernier et a ete inhume, hier, au cimetiere d'El Alia (Alger).
Selon un proche d'El-Kheider, le defunt a ete inhume dimanche apres la priere d'Al-Dohr, au cimetiere de Hay Riad a Rabat.
Mutilated bodies tell us that they are subjected to inhume torture before their executions, " Mr.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has said that every party maintains militant wings in the city, but law enforcement agencies are targeting MQM workers and Muhajir supporters and subjected them to inhume torture and abuses.
Allal Ben Kassou sera inhume ce mardi apres la priere d'Al Asr au cimetiere Achouhada a Rabat.
A la mort de Paul, Antoine l'aurait inhume a l'aide de deux lions.
ABC aired on Tuesday footage taken by Israeli journalist Ronen Bar, which were proof of the brutal and inhume way that Australian cows were slaughtered at the abattoir.
Un autre incitatif de conversion consistait en la possibilite d'etre inhume gratuitement (38).
Spencer qui est ne eta ete inhume chez lui a Dundas en Ontario a ete un geomorphologue canadien qui a fait oeuvre de pionnier.
Document of 13 June 1470 (Rouen, Archives Departementales de la Seine-Maritime [henceforth ADSM], G 2138) in Mollier: "Demandes presentees au chapitre de la part du cardinal d'Estouteville requiert pour le cas ou il finiroit ses jours en France que son corps soir inhume en la nef de l'eglise ou est une tombe qui vulgairement est nommee la tombe Saint-Moril, et on cas qu'il mouroit hors le royaulme, que son cueur audit lieu fu pose et que l'a l'en peult faire une elevacion comme celle du Roy la ou tendroit le dit sieur son cueur en maniere de scpulture" (37).