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Synonyms for grave
ˈgrɑ veɪgrave

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. grave

    Synonyms:
    sad, serious, momentous, weighty, pressing, sedate, demure, thoughtful, sober, sombre, solemn, important, aggravated, heavy, cogent

    Antonyms:
    joyous, merry, facetious, unimportant, ridiculous, trivial, light, frivolous, futile

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  1. gravenoun

    death of a person

    "he went to his grave without forgiving me"; "from cradle to grave"

    Synonyms:
    grave accent, tomb

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, frivolous, noncritical, unimportant

  2. grave, tombnoun

    a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)

    "he put flowers on his mother's grave"

    Synonyms:
    grave accent, tomb

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, frivolous, noncritical, unimportant

  3. grave accent, graveadjective

    a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

    Synonyms:
    grave accent, tomb

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, noncritical, frivolous, noncrucial

  4. grave, sedate, sober, solemnadjective

    dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

    "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"

    Synonyms:
    severe, sober, serious, somber, earnest, sincere, dangerous, staid, unplayful, weighty, grievous, drab, sedate, life-threatening, solemn, heavy, sombre

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, noncritical, unimportant, frivolous

  5. dangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threateningadjective

    causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

    "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

    Synonyms:
    severe, sober, serious, wicked, stark, unsafe, terrible, hard, spartan, stern, heavy, unplayful, weighty, monstrous, good, grievous, atrocious, sedate, flagitious, life-threatening, dangerous, knockout, austere, heartbreaking, heartrending, solemn

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, unimportant, frivolous, noncritical

  6. grave, grievous, heavy, weightyverb

    of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

    "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"

    Synonyms:
    heartrending, sullen, laborious, heavy, overweight, toilsome, intemperate, corpulent, sound, serious, gruelling, dense, grueling, wakeless, with child(p), threatening, solemn, profound, backbreaking, severe, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), great(p), clayey, enceinte, flagitious, grievous, monstrous, fleshy, atrocious, weighed down, hard, weighty, impenetrable, life-threatening, expectant, lumbering, ponderous, sedate, heartbreaking, sonorous, dangerous, arduous, operose, sober, rotund, heavy(p), big(a), labored, obese, laboured, punishing, cogent, telling, gravid, big(p), lowering, leaden

    Antonyms:
    frivolous, noncritical, unimportant, noncrucial

  7. sculpt, sculpture, graveverb

    shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it

    "She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband"

    Synonyms:
    sculpt, scratch, sculpture, inscribe, engrave

    Antonyms:
    noncritical, frivolous, unimportant, noncrucial

  8. scratch, engrave, grave, inscribeverb

    carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

    "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree"

    Synonyms:
    itch, call off, scrape up, enrol, expunge, enter, fret, recruit, strike, etch, chafe, sculpture, code, cipher, cypher, come up, scratch, autograph, cancel, inscribe, write in code, encrypt, engrave, scrub, sculpt, scrape, fray, encipher, enroll, excise, scratch up, rub

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, unimportant, frivolous, noncritical

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Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. graveverb

    Synonyms:
    engrave, imprint, infix, impress deeply

  2. graveverb

    Synonyms:
    carve, form by cutting

  3. gravenoun

    Synonyms:
    pit (for a dead body), sepulchre, tomb, ossuary, charnel-house, narrow house, long home

  4. graveadjective

    Synonyms:
    important, weighty, momentous, cogent, of great consequence

  5. graveadjective

    Synonyms:
    sober, serious, sedate, thoughtful, demure, staid, solemn

  6. graveadjective

    Synonyms:
    plain, not showy, not tawdry

  7. graveadjective

    Synonyms:
    (Music.) deep, not acute, low in pitch

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. graveadjective

    Synonyms:
    important, momentous, serious, sober, solemn, staid, demure, sedate, quiet, thoughtful, subdued, sepulchral

  2. gravenoun

    Synonyms:
    tomb, sepulcher, charnel-house, ossuary, sepulture, tumulus, barrow

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How to use grave in a sentence?

  1. John Boehner:

    I've got grave concerns that ... the plan he's put in place is not going to accomplish the goal of defeating and destroying ISIL.

  2. Aristotle:

    guess he wasnt a lotus eater-the frowned people of today-the land which time forgot to change-was the guru of alexandar the great-pity the lotus eaters(qoute the time machine)-my tribute to all the fallen ones-the lotus eaters-rest in peace in grave-pity you didnt have machiavellian persons like him to teach-the dear departed ones-let them at least know peace in their grave.

  3. Patriarch Bartholomew I:

    Taking away the peace of a people, committing every act of violence – or consenting to such acts – especially when directed against the weakest and defenseless, is a profoundly grave sin against God.

  4. The Talmud:

    Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives; they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave.

  5. Michael Petty:

    Through us Tamir will be heard from the grave, through peaceful protest, civil disobedience and legislation Tamir will be heard.


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