What is another word for tombstone?

Synonyms for tombstone
ˈtumˌstoʊntomb·stone

This thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word tombstone.

Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tombstonenoun

    Synonyms:
    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.

    Synonyms:
    gravestone, halmos, headstone

  3. tombstonenoun

    The symbol marking the end of a proof.

    Synonyms:
    headstone, gravestone, halmos

Princeton's WordNet4.4 / 12 votes

  1. gravestone, headstone, tombstonenoun

    a stone that is used to mark a grave

    Synonyms:
    key, keystone, gravestone, headstone

Matched Categories

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. tombstonenoun

    Synonyms:
    monument, cenotaph (honoring one buried elsewhere)

    Associated words:
    sepulchral, epitaph, lapidary

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "tombstone":

    headstone, gravestone, epitaph

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Tombstone":

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

Suggested Resources

  1. tombstone

    Song lyrics by tombstone -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by tombstone on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce tombstone?

How to say tombstone in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#569key
#14738keystone
#28183tombstone
#40472epitaph
#45382headstone
#51573gravestone
#255463halmos

How to use tombstone in a sentence?

  1. Dave Michelson:

    Virgil Earp was the constable back before Virgil Earp brothers got here — Wyatt and Morgan — and Virgil Earp actually killed a cowboy out in front of the Palace, doc Holiday( played) cards here before they went to Tombstone.

  2. Storm Constantine:

    ...and what will it say on my tombstone, do you think? 'Cal, was once a nuisance, but everyone got to hear about it'...

  3. Judge Gorsuch:

    What I try to point out is … it’s not how big your bank account balance is -- nobody ever puts that in their draft obituary -- or that they billed the most hours, or that they won the most cases. It’s how they treated other people along the way, for me, [ I think of the ] the words I read [ just ] yesterday from Increase Sumner’s tombstone. I ’d like to be remembered as a good dad, a good husband, kind and mild in private life, dignified and firm in public life... I have no illusions that I ’ll be remembered for very long.

  4. John Christian Bovee:

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

  5. Harry S Truman:

    I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have.


Translations for tombstone

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for tombstone »

Translation

Find a translation for the tombstone synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"tombstone." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 18 Jun 2024. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/tombstone>.

Discuss these tombstone synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for tombstone?

    Image or illustration of

    tombstone

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which is not a synonym of the others?
    A Mildewed
    B Fungible
    C Mouldy
    D Rotten

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for tombstone: