verb (used with object)
Words nearby tomb
Origin of tomb
OTHER WORDS FROM tombtomb·al, adjectivetomb·less, adjectivetomb·like, adjectiveun·tombed, adjective
Examples from the Web for tomb
In addition to visiting the tomb of John Paul, who died of natural causes in 2005, Agca asked to see his successor, Pope Francis.
He has put flowers on the tomb of John Paul II,” said Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi, “I think that is enough.
But the proud stone lion that once stood atop the tomb, as Peristeri has often maintained, suggests a male occupant and a warrior.
The tomb, though much smaller than the palace, is similarly a vision of ornate twists, arches, and peaks.
Archeological finds at the Amphipolis tomb may date back to Alexander the Great.Amphipolis Tomb Yields Amazing Finds But Mysteries Linger|James Romm|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the midst shone the single pure flame of a massive silver lamp, rifled from the tomb of a saint.The Mercy of Allah|Hilaire Belloc
He first appears in Castle Dangerous as "Knight of the tomb."Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Then we arose, and ascended the stairway, and my uncle ordered the workmen to replace the stones upon the tomb.
He also was the first for whom family piety sought to provide a happy life beyond the tomb.
That death embrace and the tomb were, then, only solemn mockeries!