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Meaning of "entomb" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENTOMB

entomb  [ɪnˈtuːm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENTOMB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Entomb is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb entomb in English.

WHAT DOES ENTOMB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

entomb

Tomb

A tomb is a repository for the remains of the dead. It is generally any structurally enclosed interment space or burial chamber, of varying sizes.

Definition of entomb in the English dictionary

The definition of entomb in the dictionary is to place in or as if in a tomb; bury; inter. Other definition of entomb is to serve as a tomb for.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ENTOMB

PRESENT

Present
I entomb
you entomb
he/she/it entombs
we entomb
you entomb
they entomb
Present continuous
I am entombing
you are entombing
he/she/it is entombing
we are entombing
you are entombing
they are entombing
Present perfect
I have entombed
you have entombed
he/she/it has entombed
we have entombed
you have entombed
they have entombed
Present perfect continuous
I have been entombing
you have been entombing
he/she/it has been entombing
we have been entombing
you have been entombing
they have been entombing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I entombed
you entombed
he/she/it entombed
we entombed
you entombed
they entombed
Past continuous
I was entombing
you were entombing
he/she/it was entombing
we were entombing
you were entombing
they were entombing
Past perfect
I had entombed
you had entombed
he/she/it had entombed
we had entombed
you had entombed
they had entombed
Past perfect continuous
I had been entombing
you had been entombing
he/she/it had been entombing
we had been entombing
you had been entombing
they had been entombing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will entomb
you will entomb
he/she/it will entomb
we will entomb
you will entomb
they will entomb
Future continuous
I will be entombing
you will be entombing
he/she/it will be entombing
we will be entombing
you will be entombing
they will be entombing
Future perfect
I will have entombed
you will have entombed
he/she/it will have entombed
we will have entombed
you will have entombed
they will have entombed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been entombing
you will have been entombing
he/she/it will have been entombing
we will have been entombing
you will have been entombing
they will have been entombing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would entomb
you would entomb
he/she/it would entomb
we would entomb
you would entomb
they would entomb
Conditional continuous
I would be entombing
you would be entombing
he/she/it would be entombing
we would be entombing
you would be entombing
they would be entombing
Conditional perfect
I would have entomb
you would have entomb
he/she/it would have entomb
we would have entomb
you would have entomb
they would have entomb
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been entombing
you would have been entombing
he/she/it would have been entombing
we would have been entombing
you would have been entombing
they would have been entombing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you entomb
we let´s entomb
you entomb
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to entomb
Past participle
entombed
Present Participle
entombing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENTOMB


assume
əˈsjuːm
bathroom
ˈbɑːθˌruːm
Batum
bɑːˈtuːm
bedroom
ˈbɛdˌruːm
boardroom
ˈbɔːdˌruːm
boom
buːm
classroom
ˈklɑːsˌruːm
costume
ˈkɒstjuːm
disentomb
ˌdɪsɪnˈtuːm
Khartoum
kɑːˈtuːm
Khartum
kɑːˈtuːm
pantoum
pænˈtuːm
resume
rɪˈzjuːm
room
ruːm
tomb
tuːm
toom
tuːm
untomb
ʌnˈtuːm
volume
ˈvɒljuːm
whom
huːm
zoom
zuːm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENTOMB

entoil
entoilment
entom.
entombment
entomic
entomofauna
entomol.
entomologic
entomological
entomologically
entomologise
entomologist
entomologize
entomology
entomophagous
entomophagy
entomophilous
entomophily
entomostracan
entomostracous

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENTOMB

A-bomb
atomic bomb
bomb
car bomb
chamber tomb
cherry bomb
comb
coulomb
fine-toothed comb
hecatomb
honeycomb
like a bomb
megalithic tomb
Newcomb
photobomb
pipe bomb
the bomb
the tomb
time bomb
womb

Synonyms and antonyms of entomb in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ENTOMB»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «entomb» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of entomb

Translation of «entomb» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENTOMB

Find out the translation of entomb to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of entomb from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «entomb» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

埋葬
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

entomb
570 millions of speakers

English

entomb
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दफ़न
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دفنه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

погребать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

entomb
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমাহিত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ensevelir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Entomb
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

entomb
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

葬る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

entomb
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Entomb
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chôn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கல்லறையில் வை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आत प्रवेश करणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mezar olmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

seppellire
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

entomb
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хоронити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

entomb
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θάβουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aarde bestel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

entomb
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

entomb
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of entomb

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENTOMB»

The term «entomb» is regularly used and occupies the 89.648 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENTOMB» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «entomb» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «entomb» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about entomb

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENTOMB»

Discover the use of entomb in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to entomb and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Decommissioning Health Physics: A Handbook for MARSSIM ...
The proposed technical approach in the United Kingdom is to “entomb by grouting the internal void spaces, sealing up and capping over the reactor structure which is then covered with a mound of sea-dredged sand that is capped with ...
Eric W. Abelquist, 2013
2
Aging nuclear power plants : managing plant life and ...
The NRC could also clarify whether ENTOMB is still a viable decommissioning strategy and, if so, under what conditions. During a 1988 rulemaking, the NRC considered eliminating ENTOMB as a decommissioning option but instead decided ...
3
An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language
2. to swell; to puff up : as, entomb', to inter or bury; intumesce', to swell; tum'ble, to roll, to fall; tu'mefy, to swell. ttcon'tomacy, n. con(«me']iousness, n.||||towi6, n. conftma'cious, a. entomb', v. tomb'less, a. conJMwia'ciously, ad. entomb'ed, ...
John Oswald, John Miller Keagy, 1840
4
140 Shorties III: [Yet More Verse Bits]
ENTOMB. Entomb the past. It still will rise and somehow scream. Your lovely motions remain, remembered, and what you've wished survives. I daresay that main events always box life's ears. Be slow to forgive. RECEIVING Receiving your ...
Bruce Hamilton, 2005
5
Concise English Dictionary
entomb in-tdom', v.t. to place in a tomb: to bury. — n. entomb'ment burial. [O.Fr. entoumber — en, in, tombe, a tomb.] entomic en-tom'ik, adj. pertaining to insects. — adj. entomological. — adv. entomolog'ically. — v.i. ento- mol'ogise, -ize. — ns  ...
G. (Ed ). Davidson, 2007
6
The tragedies of Euripides translated [by R. Potter]. by R. ...
Her, that died for thee, wilt thou not entomb. adm. These are the tokens of thy abject spirit. piier. By us she died not, that thou wilt not say. adm. Ah, may'st thou sometime come to want my aid ! pher. Wed many wives, that more may die for thee.
Euripides, 1814
7
The Plays of Euripides
Her, that died for thee, wilt thou not entomb ? Admetus. These are the tokens of thy abject spirit. Pheres. By us she died not, that thou wilt not say. Admetus. Ah, mayst thou some time come to want my aid ! Pheres. Wed many wives, that more  ...
Euripides, 2007
8
2011 Japan Disasters
The NRC designates three types of decommissioning as DECON, SAFESTOR, and ENTOMB. DECON requires taking a plant down immediately and removing any radioactive materials. SAFESTOR is similar, except that the plant is allowed to ...
Marcia Amidon Lusted, 2011
9
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission Information ...
... DECON Completed GE Bonus* BWR CE 04/02/1964 ENTOMB Punta Higuera, PR 50 06/01/1968 ENTOMB CVTR** PTHW WEST 11/27/1962 SAFSTOR Parr, SC 65 01/01/1967 SAFSTOR Dresden 1 BWR GE 09/28/1959 SAFSTOR Morris,  ...
‎2011
10
The Tragedies of Euripides
Unburied is thy husband, or entomb'd? hel. Unburied. My afflictions sink my soul. theoc. Are thy bright tresses for this sorrow shorn ? hel. Oh, he was dear, whilst here, most dear to me ! theoc. Is this then a mischance well wail'd with tears? hel.
Euripides, 1814

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENTOMB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term entomb is used in the context of the following news items.
1
State Debate: 83% of Green Bay paper's readers believe Scott …
Political Environment blogger James Rowen complains that the Wisconsin Legislature's Republicans are determined to "entomb the state in an ... «Madison.com, Jul 15»
2
USA's Experimental Breeder Reactor-II now permanently entombed
... the basement of the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II (EBR-II) building to fill in any remaining void spaces and effectively entomb the reactor. «World Nuclear News, Jul 15»
3
[Bed Bug Supplement] Turning Up The Heat
J Econ Entomb 102(3): 1182-1188. Potter, M. F., A. Romero, K. F. Haynes and E. Hardebeck. 2007. “Killing them softly: Battling bed bugs in ... «PCT Magazine, Jun 15»
4
Professor warns robots could keep us in coffins on heroin drips
Armstrong fears, for example, that being told to keep humans "safe and happy," the robots might "entomb everyone in concrete coffins on heroin ... «CNET, Jun 15»
5
Urban Armor Aviator iPhone 5/5s case review
It was the first phone I didn't immediately entomb in plastic, silicone or leather, and I have enjoyed using cases while testing and then going ... «The Gadgeteer, Jun 15»
6
Threat from Artificial Intelligence not just Hollywood fantasy
... safe and happy", could be translated by the remorseless digital logic of a machine as "entomb everyone in concrete coffins on heroin drips". «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
7
Social media killed nostalgia
When it comes to managing our online lives, we are still in our infancy: We have not yet developed a chasm wide enough to entomb our ... «Boston Globe, Jun 15»
8
As a Landmark, Stonewall Gets C– for Looks but A for Meaning
Often and instinctually we memorialize surface when we can't entomb substance — the values and ways of being that ignite our nostalgia. «New York Times, Jun 15»
9
Cast Off That Double-D Cup: Why Going Bra-Less Feels So Good
As Karl Marx would have said, had he ever had to entomb his tatas on a hot summer's day: You have nothing to lose but the chains of your ... «Daily Beast, Jun 15»
10
Mayo farmer wins own burial plot appeal
... can proceed because it will not be prejudicial to public health due to the use of a sealed concrete vault in which to entomb the remains. «Connaught Telegraph, Jun 15»

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