bury 英 [ˈberi] 美 [ˈbɛri]
进行时:burying 过去式:buried 过去分词:buried 第三人称单数:buries
- When you dig a hole in the ground, put an object in the hole, and cover it up with dirt, you bury it. Your dog might prefer spending the majority of his time digging holes to bury his toy collection.
- vt. 埋葬；
1. He was buried in Highgate Cemetery.
2. buried treasure
3. The dog had buried its bone in the garden.
4. The house was buried under snow.
5. The miners were buried alive when the tunnel collapsed.
6. She had learnt to bury her feelings.
7. She always has her head buried in a book.
8. Since she left, he's buried himself in his work.
- bury (v.) Old English byrgan "to raise a mound, hide, enclose in a grave or tomb, inter," akin to beorgan "to shelter," from Proto-Germanic *burzjan- "protection, shelter" (source also of Old Saxon bergan, Dutch bergen, Old Norse bjarga, Swedish berga, Old High German bergan "protect, shelter, conceal," German bergen, Gothic bairgan "to save, preserve"), from PIE root *bhergh- (1) "to hide, protect." Meaning "cover, conceal from sight" is from 1711. Related: Buried; burying. Burying-ground "cemetery" attested from 1711. Buried treasure is from 1801.