disinter - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participledisinterring
past tensedisinterred
past participledisinterred
  1. 1
    to dig a dead body out of the ground

    Police are asking for official permission to disinter the body.

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  2. 2
    formal to start using something that has not been used or seen for a long time