inter

[ in-tur ]
/ ɪnˈtɜr /

verb (used with object), in·terred, in·ter·ring.

to place (a dead body) in a grave or tomb; bury.
Obsolete. to put into the earth.

Origin of inter

1275–1325; Middle English enteren < Middle French enterrer, probably < Vulgar Latin *interrāre, derivative of terra earth; see in-2

Related forms

re·in·ter, verb (used with object), re·in·terred, re·in·ter·ring.un·in·terred, adjective

Can be confused

enter inter
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inter

/ (ɪnˈtɜː) /

verb -ters, -terring or -terred

(tr) to place (a body) in the earth; bury, esp with funeral rites

Word Origin for inter

C14: from Old French enterrer, from Latin in- ² + terra earth
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