3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Inter- \In"ter-\ [L. inter, preposition , among, between, a compar. form of in in; akin to intra, intro, within, Skr. antar between, in, and E. in. See {In}, and cf. {Entrails}, {Interior}, {Enter-}, {Exterior}.] A prefix signifying among, between, amid; as, interact, interarticular, intermit.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Inter \In*ter"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Interred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interring}.] [OE. enteren, OF. enterer, enterrer, LL. interrare; L. pref. in- in + terra the earth. See {Terrace}.] To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume; as, to inter a dead body. --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: place in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday" [syn: {bury}, {entomb}, {inhume}, {inter}, {lay to rest}]

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