bury

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Verb[change]

Plain form
bury

Third-person singular
buries

Past tense
buried

Past participle
buried

Present participle
burying

  1. (transitive) If you bury something, you it into the ground and cover it.
    John was buried near Washington, D.C.
    The dog buried the bone in the ground.
  2. (transitive) If you bury a disagreement, you end it.
    Mary and Bill buried their disagreement over the sandwich.

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