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Synonyms for grave
ˈgrɑ veɪgrave

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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 Words

  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. Alejandro Mayorkas:

    I could not and did not turn my back on my responsibility to address those grave problems, i made improving the program a priority and I did so in a hands-on manner, through cases, policies, and sweeping personnel and organizational changes.

  2. Amy Winehouse:

    What they have tried to do was to make a film which is a Hollywood blockbuster. They have forgotten it is a documentary, there is a villain, me ... and there's the heroine who dies at the end ... My overall feeling is of grave disappointment.

  3. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    Jesus did not come back from the grave as a ghost. Nor was it a simple resuscitation of a corpse. Jesus reversed death.

  4. Ed Asner:

    She’s changed, she’s a Republican. Last time I saw her, she said Sarah Palin was a great lady. Ted Knight was diagnosed with cancer just months after the end of MTM and died August 26, 1986.The grave marker at Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale, California bears his birth name,Theodore C. Konopka, and the words Bye Guy.

  5. Mandeep Tiwana:

    Because of the nature of their work in exposing governance failures and grave rights violations several governments have created a bogey to demonize and stigmatize, in public eyes, NGOs and activists uncovering abuse, questioning the messenger's credentials is a common tactic that helps deviate the argument from the real issues and muddies the public discourse.


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