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in·ter

 (ĭn-tûr′)
tr.v. in·terred, in·ter·ring, in·ters
To place in a grave or tomb; bury.

[Middle English enteren, from Old French enterrer, from Medieval Latin interrāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin terra, earth; see ters- in Indo-European roots.]

inter

(ɪnˈtɜː)
vb, -ters, -terring or -terred
(tr) to place (a body) in the earth; bury, esp with funeral rites
[C14: from Old French enterrer, from Latin in-2 + terra earth]

in•ter

(ɪnˈtɜr)

v.t. -terred, -ter•ring.
to place (a dead body) in a grave or tomb; bury.
[1275–1325; Middle English enteren < Middle French enterrer, probably < Vulgar Latin *interrāre, derivative of terra earth; see in-2]

inter-

a prefix meaning “between, among,” “mutually, reciprocally”: intercity; interdepartmental; intermarry; interweave.
[Middle English < Latin prefixal use of inter (preposition and adv.); compare interior]

inter


Past participle: interred
Gerund: interring

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

inter

verb bury, lay to rest, entomb, sepulchre, consign to the grave, inhume, inurn the spot where his bones were originally interred

inter

verb
To place (a corpse) in or as if in a grave:
Idiom: lay to rest.
Translations
pohřbít
begrave
grafa, jarîsetja
laidojimas
apbedītapglabāt

inter

[ɪnˈtɜːʳ] VTenterrar, sepultar

inter

[ɪnˈtɜːr] vtenterrer

inter

vt (form)bestatten

inter

[ɪnˈtɜːʳ] vt (frm) → seppellire

inter

(inˈtəː) past tense, past participle inˈterred verb
to bury (a person etc).
inˈterment noun
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Xcuse me, ladies, but that's just puttin' the hull question that's agitatin' this yer camp inter two speeches as clear as crystal.
It's a word that's made up out'n the Greek ORGO, outside, open, abroad; and the Hebrew JEESUM, to plant, cover up; hence inTER.
This connection was thus kept private for two reasons, one of which, in the freedom of their inter course, was frankly avowed to Marmaduke, while the other continued profoundly hid in the bosom of his friend, The last was nothing more than pride.