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Synonyms for bury



  • forget
  • break with
  • draw a veil over
  • think no more of
  • consign to oblivion
  • put in the past
  • not give another thought to
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for bury

to place (a corpse) in or as if in a grave

to put or keep out of sight

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Synonyms for bury

cover from sight

Related Words

place in a grave or tomb

place in the earth and cover with soil

enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

embed deeply

dismiss from the mind


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But Bury would have to overcome several hurdles before being re-admitted after being expelled as owner Steve Dale failed to meet their deadline to provide proof of funding.
"The ruling is unfair, being the first wife, I have to bury my husband as Luo customs demand," she said.
Fleetwood opened the scoring through a wonderful strike from midfielder Kyle Dempsey, but Bury hit back by scoring three goals in just 16 first-half minutes.
"We used to bury our loved ones in a nearby graveyard in Kamran Block but now the administration there has imposed restriction on the residents of other areas," he said, adding that after a lot of effort they managed to get permission to bury their father in the said graveyard.When asked that why he did not prefer to bury his father in the recently developed graveyard Shehr-e-Khamoshan, he said that his family wanted to bury his father in the local graveyard as many of his deceased relatives were buried in that graveyard.
I then started to experience chest pains and, as I have an underlying heart condition, was taken to Bury Hospital and kept in overnight.
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Bury dominated but Paul Barnes missed four clear-cut chances while Neil Adams and Mark Allott missed Oldham's best chances.
Bury Me Standing is Oller's second work for Ballet Hispanico.
One theory claims that Saint Teresa of Avila (1515-1582) interceded with him when her convents needed more land and that she encouraged her nuns to bury Saint Joseph medals in the ground.
But it was no walkover as Bury came back to score twice and make it a nail-biting finish.
PHIL NEVILLE claims of his family's club Bury of his family's club Bury is "absolutely disgraceful".
Some of them have been identified, but their families do not want to bury them until more of their remains are found.
The family gave Bernard Owuor from Migori county 44 days to bury her, but he did not show up.
A controversy is brewing over the Marcos family's desire to bury Marcos at Libingan ng mga Bayani.