Search in: Word
Vietnamese keyboard: Off
Virtual keyboard: Show
English - English (Wordnet) dictionary (also found in English - Vietnamese, French - Vietnamese)
Jump to user comments
  • of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
    • grave responsibilities
    • faced a grave decision in a time of crisis
    • a grievous fault
    • heavy matters of state
    • the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference
  • causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    • a dangerous operation
    • a grave situation
    • a grave illness
    • grievous bodily harm
    • a serious wound
    • a serious turn of events
    • a severe case of pneumonia
    • a life-threatening disease
  • dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
    • a grave God-fearing man
    • a quiet sedate nature
    • as sober as a judge
    • a solemn promise
    • the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence
  • a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  • 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
  • death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    • engrave a pen
    • engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
    • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree
  • shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
    • She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband
Related search result for "grave"
Comments and discussion on the word "grave"