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Meaning of INTER

Pronunciation:  in'tur

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  place in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaos were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday"

INTER is a 5 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: bury, entomb, inhume, lay to rest
 See Also: lay, put down, repose



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In"ter-\ [L. inter, prep., among, between, a compar.
    form of in in; akin to intra, intro, within, Skr. antar
    between, in, and E. in. See {In}, and cf. {Entrails},
    {Interior}, {Enter-}, {Exterior}.]
    A prefix signifying among, between, amid; as, interact,
    interarticular, intermit.
  2. \In*ter"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interred}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Interring}.] [OE. enteren, OF. enterer, enterrer, LL.
    interrare; L. pref. in- in + terra the earth. See {Terrace}.]
    To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume; as, to
    inter a dead body. --Shak.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bury, coffin, conduct a funeral, encoffin, ensepulcher, enshrine, entomb, hearse, inearth, inhume, inurn, lay away, lay to rest, plant, put away, sepulcher, sepulture, tomb, unite