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Definitions of grave

The word grave uses 5 letters:aegrv.

GRAVE is playable in:

Words With Friends11
Scrabble US9
Scrabble UK9

v. t. - To clean, as a vessel's bottom, of barnacles, grass, etc., and pay it over with pitch; -- so called because graves or greaves was formerly used for this purpose. 2

superl. - Of great weight; heavy; ponderous. 2

superl. - Of importance; momentous; weighty; influential; sedate; serious; -- said of character, relations, etc.; as, grave deportment, character, influence, etc. 2

superl. - Not light or gay; solemn; sober; plain; as, a grave color; a grave face. 2

superl. - Not acute or sharp; low; deep; -- said of sound; as, a grave note or key. 2

superl. - Slow and solemn in movement. 2

n. - To dig. [Obs.] Chaucer. 2

n. - To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance; to engrave. 2

n. - To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image. 2

n. - To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly. 2

n. - To entomb; to bury. 2

v. i. - To write or delineate on hard substances, by means of incised lines; to practice engraving. 2

n. - An excavation in the earth as a place of burial; also, any place of interment; a tomb; a sepulcher. Hence: Death; destruction. 2