verb (used with object), bur·ied, bur·y·ing.
noun, plural bur·ies.
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Idioms for bury
Origin of bury
OTHER WORDS FROM buryhalf-buried, adjectivere·bur·y, verb (used with object), re·bur·ied, re·bur·y·ing.un·bur·ied, adjectivewell-buried, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for bury
Mike loves “mudding” and buries all kinds of vehicles up to their axles in the big open fields around Dryden.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town|E. Jean Carroll|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He fends her off and, instead, she buries the blade in her own stomach.‘The Walking Dead’: Season 4 Premiere Reminds Us Why We Love This Show|Melissa Leon|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She buries her brother, even though this act of defiance will assure her doom.Must-Read Fiction: ‘The Watch,’ ‘Alys, Always,’ ‘The Year of the Gadfly’|Cameron Martin, Lucy Scholes, Amber Dermont|June 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A white South African couple buries a Rhodesian illegal immigrant who dies on their property.
June Justice buries her daughter, a 14-year-old high school freshman, today.
When Tim hesitates he loses his temper as a sensible man should lose it—he buries it, and his indomitable good humor wins.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
If he lack a corpse, he stretches himself on the slab of black marble and buries the scalpel deep in his own heart.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
Wherever it rolls, it levels all things in its way, or buries them in unavoidable destruction.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
It needs the shifting soil in which, using its mandibles as a plough-share, it digs into the ground and buries itself.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
The dart then leaps out and buries itself in the skin of the animal which touched the thread.On the Seashore|R. Cadwallader Smith