Grave

Pronunciation of Grave  

English Meaning

  1. An excavation for the interment of a corpse.
  2. A place of burial.
  3. Death or extinction: faced the grave with calm resignation.
  4. Requiring serious thought; momentous: a grave decision in a time of crisis.
  5. Fraught with danger or harm: a grave wound.
  6. Dignified and somber in conduct or character: a grave procession. See Synonyms at serious.
  7. Somber or dark in hue.
  8. Linguistics Written with or modified by the mark ( ` ), as the è in Sèvres.
  9. Linguistics Of or referring to a phonetic feature that distinguishes sounds produced at the periphery of the vocal tract, as in labial and velar consonants and back vowels.
  10. Linguistics A mark ( ` ) indicating a pronounced e for the sake of meter in the usually nonsyllabic ending -ed in English poetry.
  11. To sculpt or carve; engrave.
  12. To stamp or impress deeply; fix permanently.
  13. To clean and coat (the bottom of a wooden ship) with pitch.
  14. Music In a slow and solemn manner. Used chiefly as a direction.

   

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