entomb - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] literary 

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present tense
present participleentombing
past tenseentombed
past participleentombed
  1. to put someone or something in or under something so that they cannot escape
    be entombed in something:

    800 bodies are believed to be entombed in the wreck.

    1. a.
      to put a dead person in a tomb (=an underground room)
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