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Grave (IPA: /ˈɡɹeɪv/)


Grave (v. t.)

To clean, as a vessel's bottom, of barnacles, grass, etc., and pay it over with pitch; -- so called because graves or greaves was formerly used for this purpose.

Grave (superl.)

Of great weight; heavy; ponderous.

Grave (superl.)

Of importance; momentous; weighty; influential; sedate; serious; -- said of character, relations, etc.; as, grave deportment, character, influence, etc.

Grave (superl.)

Not light or gay; solemn; sober; plain; as, a grave color; a grave face.

Grave (superl.)

Not acute or sharp; low; deep; -- said of sound; as, a grave note or key.

Grave (superl.)

Slow and solemn in movement.

Grave (n.)

To dig. [Obs.] Chaucer.

Grave (n.)

To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance; to engrave.

Grave (n.)

To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image.

Grave (n.)

To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly.

Grave (n.)

To entomb; to bury.

Grave (v. i.)

To write or delineate on hard substances, by means of incised lines; to practice engraving.

Grave (n.)

An excavation in the earth as a place of burial; also, any place of interment; a tomb; a sepulcher. Hence: Death; destruction.

Grave

Burial location of a dead body

Grave

Predecessor to the kilogram

Grave

Musical tempo

Grave

Municipality in the Netherlands

Grave

Swedish death metal band

Grave Synonyms

Critical, Grievous, Severe, Dangerous, Serious, Life-threatening

Grave Synonyms

Weighty, Of Import, Heavy, Grievous, Important

Grave Synonyms

Solemn, Sedate, Serious, Sober

Grave Synonyms

Grave Accent

Grave Synonyms

Tomb

Grave Synonyms

Engrave, Inscribe, Scratch

Grave Synonyms

Sculpture, Sculpt

Grave (Last Name / Surname)

Grave is the #32,599 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 705 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Grave in Spanish is Tumba

Tagalog Translation

Grave in Tagalog is Grabe

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Matrimony] is the grave of love." - Giacomo Casanova

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A grave thort strike me: ALL BOOKS WHICH BOYS HAV TO READ ARE WRONG" - Molesworth

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A justice with grave justices shall sit; He praise their wisdom, they admire his wit." - Judges

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A more-efficient maniac With two feet in the grave I ain't got no last words to say" - The Beavis and Butt-head Experience

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A woman's work, grave sirs, is never done." - Work


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