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KK Pronunciation

〔 grєv 〕


〔 ^rєiv) 〕

Overview of noun grave

The noun grave has 3 senses

  • grave -- (death of a person; "he went to his grave without forgiving me"; "from cradle to grave")

  • grave, tomb -- (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")

  • grave accent, grave -- (a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation)

Overview of verb grave

The verb grave has 2 senses

  • sculpt, sculpture, grave -- (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")

  • scratch, engrave, grave, inscribe -- (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")

Overview of adj grave

The adj grave has 3 senses

  • grave, sedate, sober, solemn -- (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")

  • dangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threatening -- (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")

  • grave, grievous, heavy, weighty -- (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")