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  1. tombstonenoun

    halmos, headstone, gravestone

  2. tombstonenoun

    For a surfboard to stand upright half-submerged in the water (like a tombstone, above) because the surfer is underwater with his or her legrope pulled tight. Often this indicates a surfer in difficulty, either held down by the power of a wave or unconscious and unable to get to the surface.

    gravestone, halmos, headstone

  3. tombstonenoun

    The symbol \u220E marking the end of a proof.

    headstone, gravestone, halmos

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gravestone, headstone, tombstonenoun

    a stone that is used to mark a grave

    key, keystone, gravestone, headstone

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tombstonenoun

    monument, cenotaph (honoring one buried elsewhere)

    Associated words:
    sepulchral, epitaph, lapidary

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tombstone":

    headstone, gravestone, epitaph


  1. List of known nicknames for "Tombstone":

    Paul O'neil, Paul O'Neill, T-Rocc

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  1. Virginia Woolf:

    Publicity in women is detestable. Anonymity runs in their blood. The desire to be veiled still possesses them. They are not even now as concerned about the health of their fame as men are, and, speaking generally, will pass a tombstone or a signpost without feeling an irresistible desire to cut their names on it.

  2. Gregory Nunn:

    The most touching epitaph I ever encountered was on the tombstone of the printer of Edinburgh. It said simply: He kept down the cost and set the type right.

  3. Dorothy Parker:

    That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment.

  4. John Christian Bovee:

    Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.

  5. Rudyard Kipling:

    And the end of the fight is a tombstone white with the name of the late deceased, and the epitaph drear: A Fool lies here who tried to hustle the East.

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