grave

  • 41 GRAVE — adj. des deux genres Qui agit, qui parle avec un air sage, avec circonspection et dignité. Un homme grave. Un grave magistrat. Il est grave dans ses discours. Il ne se hâte point, il ne s’échauffe point, il est toujours grave. Il se dit, dans une …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 42 Grave — Gemeinde Grave Flagge Wappen Provinz   …

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  • 43 grave — I UK [ɡreɪv] / US noun [countable] Word forms grave : singular grave plural graves ** 1) the place where a dead body is buried in a deep hole in the ground. A tomb is a structure above the ground that contains a dead body He s never even visited… …

    English dictionary

  • 44 grave — I [[t]greɪv[/t]] n. 1) an excavation made in the earth in which to bury a dead body 2) any place of interment: a watery grave[/ex] 3) the receptacle of what is dead, lost, or past: the grave of unfulfilled ambitions[/ex] 4) death: O grave, where… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 45 grave — (Del lat. gravis, pesado, grave.) ► adjetivo 1 Que es peligroso o puede tener malas consecuencias: ■ padece una enfermedad grave. SINÓNIMO alarmante difícil espinoso peligroso 2 Que es de mucha importancia o trascendencia: ■ has cometido un error …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 46 grave — grave1 [ greıv ] noun count ** 1. ) the place where a dead body is buried in a deep hole in the ground. A tomb is a structure above the ground that contains a dead body: He s never even visited his mother s grave. 2. ) the grave LITERARY death:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 47 Grave — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Grave », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Sommaire 1 …

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  • 48 grave — grave1 graveless, adj. gravelike, adj. graveward, gravewards, adv., adj. /grayv/, n. 1. an excavation made in the earth in which to bury a dead body. 2. any place of interment; a tomb or sepulcher: a watery grave. 3. any place that becomes the… …

    Universalium

  • 49 grave — grave1 [greıv] n [: Old English; Origin: grAf] 1.) the place in the ground where a dead body is buried →↑tomb ▪ At the head of the grave there was a small wooden cross. 2.) the grave literary death ▪ He took that secret to the grave …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 50 grave — ♦♦♦ graves, graver, gravest (Pronounced [[t]gre͟ɪv[/t]], except for meaning 5, when it is pronounced [[t]grɑ͟ːv[/t]].) 1) N COUNT A grave is a place where a dead person is buried. They used to visit her grave twice a year. 2) N COUNT: oft to N,… …

    English dictionary

  • 51 grave — bur·grave; dike·grave; en·grave; en·grave·ment; grave; grave·less; grave·ly; grave·ness; grave·ward; har·grave; in·ter·grave; land·grave; land·grave·ship; mar·grave; pals·grave; rhine·grave; un·grave; grave·wards; …

    English syllables

  • 52 grave — I. /greɪv / (say grayv) noun 1. an excavation made in the earth to receive a dead body in burial. 2. any place of interment; a tomb or sepulchre. 3. any place that becomes the receptacle of what is dead, lost or past: the grave of dead… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 53 Grave — For other uses, see Grave (disambiguation). Grave with burial vault awaiting coffin A grave is a location where a dead body (typically that of a human, although sometimes that of an animal) is buried. Graves are usually located in special areas… …

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  • 54 grave — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, shallow ▪ The body was found in a shallow grave. ▪ open ▪ The mourners threw flowers into the open grave. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 55 grave — grà·ve agg., s.m., avv. 1. agg. TS fis. di corpo, che ha peso, che è soggetto alla forza di gravità 2. agg. CO che ha un peso notevole, alquanto pesante: un grave carico, una grave armatura Contrari: leggero, lieve. 3. agg. CO estens.,… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 56 grave — {{11}}grave (adj.) 1540s, from M.Fr. grave (14c.), from L. gravis weighty, serious, heavy, grievous, oppressive, from PIE root *gru (Cf. Skt. guruh heavy, weighty, venerable; Gk. baros weight, barys heavy in weight, often with the notion of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 57 grave — 1 noun (C) 1 the place in the ground where a dead body is buried compare tomb 2 the grave especially literary death: Had his spirit returned from the grave to haunt them? 3 sb would turn/spin in their grave used to say that someone who is dead… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 58 grave — I. transitive verb (graved; graven or graved; graving) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grafan; akin to Old High German graban to dig, Old Church Slavic pogreti to bury Date: before 12th century 1. archaic dig, excavate 2 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 59 grave — n. 1) to dig a grave 2) to desecrate a grave 3) amass; pauper s; unmarked; watery grave 4) at a grave (to pray at a grave) 5) (misc.) a gravedigger * * * [greɪv] pauper s unmarked watery grave (misc.) a gravedigger amass …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 60 grave — 01. After he died, he was buried in a [grave] in a quiet spot under a tree. 02. The family stood beside the [grave] of the old man, and talked about all the wonderful times they had spent together. 03. He is going to go to an early [grave] if he… …

    Grammatical examples in English