n.1.A pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited; a grave; a sepulcher.
As one dead in the bottom of a tomb.
- Shak.
2.A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead.
3.A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the name and memory of the dead.
Hang her an epitaph upon her tomb.
- Shak.
Tomb bat
(Zool.) any one of species of Old World bats of the genus Taphozous which inhabit tombs, especially the Egyptian species (Taphozous perforatus).
v. t.1.To place in a tomb; to bury; to inter; to entomb.
[imp. & p. p. Tombed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tombing.]
I tombed my brother that I might be blessed.
- Chapman.
Noun1.tomb - a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"
Synonyms: grave
arch, barrow, beehive tomb, bone house, boundary stone, box, box grave, brass, burial, burial chamber, burial mound, bust, cairn, catacombs, cenotaph, charnel house, cist, cist grave, coffin, column, cromlech, cross, crypt, cup, cyclolith, deep six, dokhma, dolmen, ensepulcher, entomb, footstone, gravestone, headstone, hoarstone, house of death, inhume, inscription, inter, last home, lay away, long home, low green tent, low house, marker, mastaba, mausoleum, megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, monolith, monstrance, mound, mummy chamber, narrow house, necrology, obelisk, obituary, ossuarium, ossuary, passage grave, pillar, pit, plant, plaque, prize, put away, pyramid, reliquary, remembrance, resting place, ribbon, rostral column, sepulcher, sepulture, shaft, shaft grave, shrine, stela, stone, stupa, tablet, testimonial, tombstone, tope, tower of silence, trophy, trough, tumulus
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