verb (used with object), in·terred, in·ter·ring.
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OTHER WORDS FROM interre·in·ter, verb (used with object), re·in·terred, re·in·ter·ring.un·in·terred, adjective
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The Zapotecs gave as a reason for interring the dead, that those who were burned failed to reach heaven.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3|Hubert Howe Bancroft
The subterranean Places or Catacombs, for interring those that worship here, are worth seeing.The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume I|Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
But a long time after the caves had been abandoned as abodes of the living, they were still used for interring the dead.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)|Carl Lumholtz
After interring the dead, Mac and the survivors returned to the beach, and watched there for the morning dawn.The Cambrian Sketch-Book|R. Rice Davies
Priests sang prayers amid burning incense for the deliverance of the soul to God while interring the coffin into the ground.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly