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Synonyms for headstone
ˈhɛdˌstoʊnhead·stone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. keystone, key, headstonenoun

    the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

    Synonyms:
    samara, tombstone, tonality, keystone, key, backbone, paint, lynchpin, linchpin, gravestone, winder, anchor, key fruit, mainstay, cay

  2. gravestone, headstone, tombstonenoun

    a stone that is used to mark a grave

    Synonyms:
    tombstone, key, keystone, gravestone

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. headstonenoun

    Synonyms:
    corner-stone

  2. headstonenoun

    Synonyms:
    gravestone

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "headstone":

    gravestone, tombstone, stone

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How to use headstone in a sentence?

  1. Shelley Anderson:

    A cenotaph, a vocabulary word I learned from the governor of Texas ... When you put up a headstone, but there's no actual body buried, it's called a cenotaph.

  2. Dame Rebecca West:

    If the whole human race lay in one grave, the epitaph on its headstone might well be: "It seemed a good idea at the time."

  3. George Traver:

    She tried and tried. Never happened. The family is now planning a second funeral for Aug. 28 in Chatham. The first one in 1944 was called off when the remains were not found, the station reported. The headstone in the Chatham Rural Cemetery reads : George Traver 1943, killed in action and buried at Tarawa. this is for all the other families that have lost their men and stuff.

  4. Paul McGloin:

    And all of a sudden the headstone is tipped over, two days later, as long as I`ve been coming here, the headstone has been pretty secure around the base of it.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Visit the graveyards sometimes and read the headstone epitaphs! There is much to learn from the dark face of the life!

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