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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

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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