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Meaning of GRAVESTONE

Pronunciation:  'greyv`stown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a stone that is used to mark a grave
 

GRAVESTONE is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: headstone, tombstone
 
 See Also: grave, memorial, monument, stone, tomb

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Grave"stone\, n.
A stone laid over, or erected near, a grave, usually with an
inscription, to preserve the memory of the dead; a tombstone.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arch, barrow, boundary stone, brass, bust, cairn, cenotaph, column, cromlech, cross, cup, cyclolith, dolmen, footstone, grave, headstone, hoarstone, inscription, ledger, marker, mausoleum, megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, monolith, monument, mound, necrology, obelisk, obituary, pillar, plaque, prize, pyramid, reliquary, remembrance, ribbon, rostral column, shaft, shrine, stela, stone, stupa, tablet, testimonial, tomb, tombstone, tope, trophy
 

 

 

 

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