- to place in a tomb; bury; inter.
- to serve as a tomb for: Florentine churches entomb many great men.
Origin of entomb
Related Words for entombembalm, enshrine, inter, inhume, sepulcher, tomb, sepulture, ensepulcher, inurn
Examples from the Web for entomb
Historical Examples of entomb
Entomb him in silence and he'll be a body of death and corruption in two weeks.The Thunders of Silence
Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
Bury may be used of any object, entomb and inter only of a dead body.English Synonyms and Antonyms
James Champlin Fernald
To collect them was the first duty of his descendants and followers, and then to entomb them.The Masculine Cross
Seemingly Wanderslore was fated to entomb one by one all my discarded possessions.Memoirs of a Midget
Walter de la Mare
See the black Prison Ship's expanding womb Impested thousands, quick and dead, entomb.The Columbiad
- to place in or as if in a tomb; bury; inter
- to serve as a tomb for