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Tomb (IPA: /ˈtum/)

Tomb (n.)

A pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited; a grave; a sepulcher.

Tomb (n.)

A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead.

Tomb (n.)

A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the name and memory of the dead.

Tomb (v. t.)

To place in a tomb; to bury; to inter; to entomb.


Burial place


Painting by Philip Guston


Family name


Episode of Smallville (S5 E14)


Urban area in Råde, Østfold, Norway

Tomb Synonyms


Tomb Rhymes

Bloom, Blum, Blume, Boom, Broom, Broome, Croom, Crume, Doom, Flume, Fume, Gloom, Groom, Groome, Hume, Kume, Loom, Plume, Reaume, Rheaume, Room, Roome, Suhm, Tomb, Vroom, Whom, Womb, Zoom

Abloom, Assume, Consume, Costume, Entomb, Exhume, Kaboom, Khartoum, Laplume, Legroom, Maktoum, Mcbroom, Perfume, Presume, Resume


Tomb (Last Name / Surname)

Tomb is the #37,735 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 589 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Tomb in Spanish is Tumba

Tagalog Translation

Tomb in Tagalog is Libingan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Marriage] is the tomb of love." - Giacomo Casanova

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And so sepúlchred in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die." - John Milton

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Cave of the Patriarchs and Rachel's Tomb were not and never will be Jewish sites." - Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" E'en from the tomb the voice of nature cries, E'en in our ashes live their wonted fires." - Fire

Example Sentence (Quote)

" E'en from the tomb the voice of Nature cries, E'en in our Ashes live their wonted Fires." - Thomas Gray

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