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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 ?
Sea-mew , entombed in ice, will never ride the buoyant waters more.
At once the Mangaboos began piling up the rocks of glass again, and as the little man realized that they were all about to be entombed in the mountain he said to the children:
I fancied that each shadow, as the sun descended lower and lower, separated itself sullenly from the trunk that gave it birth, and thus became absorbed by the stream; while other shadows issued momently from the trees, taking the place of their predecessors thus entombed.
Not so very far to the left of her she could discern a dark patch in the scenery, which inquiry confirmed her in supposing to be trees marking the environs of Kingsbere--in the church of which parish the bones of her ancestors--her useless ancestors--lay entombed.
Some of her old friends, principally to be found among the peachy-cheeked charmers with the skeleton throats, did once occasionally say, as they toyed in a ghastly manner with large fans--like charmers reduced to flirting with grim death, after losing all their other beaux--did once occasionally say, when the world assembled together, that they wondered the ashes of the Dedlocks, entombed in the mausoleum, never rose against the profanation of her company.
From recent sea-shells being found on two of the higher step-formed plains, which must have been modelled and upraised before the mud was deposited in which the Macrauchenia was entombed, it is certain that this curious quadruped lived long after the sea was inhabited by its present shells.
But evil things, in robes of sorrow, Assailed the monarch's high estate; (Ah, let us mourn, for never morrow Shall dawn upon him, desolate!) And, round about his home, the glory That blushed and bloomed Is but a dim-remembered story, Of the old time entombed.
The disease which had thus entombed the lady in the maturity of youth, had left, as usual in all maladies of a strictly cataleptical character, the mockery of a faint blush upon the bosom and the face, and that suspiciously lingering smile upon the lip which is so terrible in death.
After the bodies had remained entombed three hundred years, they were removed once more.
Each word of the slowly-changing language, in which the history is supposed to be written, being more or less different in the interrupted succession of chapters, may represent the apparently abruptly changed forms of life, entombed in our consecutive, but widely separated formations.
"You are about to hear," said Aramis, "an account which few indeed could now avouch; for it refers to a secret which they imagined buried with the dead, entombed in the abyss of the confessional."
"The king, monsieur," sadly replied the young man, "is he who is on the throne, who is not in prison; and who, on the other hand, can cause others to be entombed there.