Definition of "tomb" []

  • A grave or other place of burial. (noun)
  • A vault or chamber for burial of the dead. (noun)
  • A monument commemorating the dead. (noun)
  • A place, esp a vault beneath the ground, for the burial of a corpse (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A stone or other monument to the dead (noun)
  • Anything serving as a burial place (noun)
  • To place in a tomb; entomb (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "tomb" in a sentence
  • "Cocumella tomb at Vulci, and the Regulini Galeassi tomb_ [Footnote 1:"
  • "But when we come back, I'll tell you why there's not just one, but three locations vying for the title tomb of Jesus when we come back."
  • "If an old priest tells you that the body in the tomb is an undead Spanish nobleman, and you happen to be a credulous cowboy, next time, believe him!"