Meaning of inter in English:

inter

Pronunciation /ɪnˈtəː/

Translate inter into Spanish

verbinters, interring, interred

[with object]
  • Place (a corpse) in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites.

    ‘he was interred with the military honours due to him’
    • ‘After the funeral, Cpt Guy's body was interred in Skipton cemetery at a private ceremony.’
    • ‘Could they have religious reasons for not interring the bodies of their dead?’
    • ‘Because of the tropical climate, the bodies are interred within two days.’
    • ‘The body is usually interred on ancestral land or in the church cemetery.’
    • ‘On Tuesday his requiem Mass took place and following this he was interred in the family grave in the adjoining cemetery.’
    • ‘His family cannot afford a burial place so he is interred in a borrowed tomb.’
    • ‘Mona was interred in Baltinglass cemetery following a huge funeral in St Joseph's Church on Saturday.’
    • ‘After the funeral services Mr Grier was interred in the local cemetery.’
    • ‘He said thereafter that Alban departed on the day Estelle was interred in the earth.’
    • ‘He asked to be buried there, and although he was initially interred in Spain after his death in 1506, his body was later moved to the island.’
    • ‘He was interred in the adjoining cemetery following requiem mass.’
    • ‘John's remains were interred on Sunday, July 21st and Kathleen was laid to rest the following day.’
    • ‘Joseph, who is survived by his wife Ellen, three children, brothers and sister, will be interred in London.’
    • ‘He will be interred next to his beloved wife in the cathedral's crypt.’
    • ‘Mrs. Conlan's remains were interred in Barrettstown cemetery on Friday morning.’
    • ‘And at far too young an age, they are now interred in that Ohio soil they once walked on.’
    • ‘Mrs. Byrne's remains were interred in Milltown cemetery on Monday of last week.’
    • ‘Her remains were interred in the family burial ground in Calvary Cemetery.’
    • ‘The first to be interred there was Edward IV, who ordered work on building the chapel to be started in 1475.’
    bury, lay to rest, consign to the grave, entomb, inurn
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Origin

Middle English from Old French enterrer, based on Latin in- ‘into’ + terra ‘earth’.