What is another word for buried?

Pronunciation: [bˈɛɹɪd] (IPA)

When we think of the word "buried," we usually think of something being covered or hidden from sight. However, there are several synonyms that can also be used to describe this act. "Entombed" is a more formal option, often referring to the burial of a deceased body. "Interred" is another common synonym with the same meaning. "Covered," "concealed," and "burrowed" can be used to describe objects or creatures that have been buried, hidden, or covered up. "Immersed" can refer to something being fully submerged under water, while "suppressed" can imply a more deliberate or intentional act of burying something or hiding it from view.

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What are the opposite words for buried?

Buried is an action that refers to covering or hiding something underground. Antonyms for the word 'buried' include unearthed, revealed, unburied, exposed, and brought to light. These words indicate the process of bringing something hidden or secretive into the open. Another antonym for buried can be disinterred, which suggests retrieving something from underground, often the remains of a dead person. Other antonyms for buried can be dug up or uncovered, both of which imply finding something that had been hidden away. As opposed to buried, these words connote a sense of discovery, exploration and exposing something that was once out of sight.

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Usage examples for Buried

His face he buried in his hands.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
But I had hope- She buried her face in her hands and was silent.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
She had been sitting, her face buried in her arms, crushed beneath the knowledge of what she had done.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

Famous quotes with Buried

  • I have two brothers buried in the military cemetery in Texas. I don't want to see any more of that.
    F. Murray Abraham
  • As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris, waiting to be rescued. When we think of their suffering, we feel deeply and profoundly that we should be there, in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death.
    Jean-Bertrand Aristide
  • The 60s passed and faded and I grew older, and in 1987 bought a house in upstate New York, and it turned out that John Brown was buried down the road from my house and that he had lived there longer than anywhere else and his house was still standing.
    Russell Banks
  • Show me where Stalin is buried and I'll show you a Communist Plot.
    Edgar Bergen
  • I shall never forget the despair and agony on the parents' faces on the awful day of the funeral when the 13 little children, victims not only of John D. Rockefeller, but of the government of the state of Colorado were buried.
    Ella R. Bloor

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