v. place ashes in an urn; put in an urn; inter, bury, put in a grave

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  • Inurn — In*urn , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inurned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inurning}.] To put in an urn, as the ashes of the dead; hence, to bury; to intomb. [1913 Webster] The sepulcher Wherein we saw thee quietly inurned. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inurn — [in ʉrn′] vt. 1. to put (ashes of the dead) into an urn 2. to bury; entomb inurnment n …   English World dictionary

  • inurn — transitive verb Date: 1602 1. entomb 2. to place (as cremated remains) in an urn • inurnment noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inurn — inurnment, n. /in errn /, v.t. 1. to put into an urn, esp. ashes after cremation. 2. to bury; inter. [1595 1605; IN 2 + URN] * * * …   Universalium

  • inurn — verb To place in an urn. Syn: entomb …   Wiktionary

  • inurn — v. a. Bury, inter, entomb, inhume, lay in the grave, consign to the grave, consign to earth …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • inurn — v bury, inter, inhume, sepulcher, lay away, Inf. lay to rest, consign to the grave, Dial. funeralize; entomb, ensepulcher …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • inurn — in·urn …   English syllables

  • inurn — in•urn [[t]ɪnˈɜrn[/t]] v. t. 1) to put, as ashes from a cremation, into an urn 2) to bury; inter • Etymology: 1595–1605 in•urn′ment, n …   From formal English to slang

  • inurn — /ɪnˈɜn/ (say in ern) verb (t) 1. to put into an urn, especially a funeral urn. 2. to bury; inter. –inurnment, noun …   Australian English dictionary