Definition of grave

Definition of grave
  1. grave Adjective Influential, important; authoritative.
  2. grave Adjective Characterised by a dignified sense of seriousness; not cheerful, sombre.
  3. grave Adjective Low in pitch, tone etc.
  4. grave Adjective Serious, in a negative sense; important, formidable.
  5. grave Noun A written accent used in French, Italian, and other languages. รจ is an "e" with a grave accent.
  6. grave Verb To dig.
  7. grave Verb To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance; to engrave.
  8. grave Verb To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image.
  9. grave Verb To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly.
  10. grave Verb To entomb; to bury.
  11. grave Verb 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."
  12. grave Verb To write or delineate on hard substances, by means of incised lines; to practice engraving.
  13. grave Noun An excavation in the earth as a place of burial; also, any place of interment; a tomb; a sepulcher.
  14. grave Noun death, destruction.
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