- 1entomb somebody/something (in something) to bury or completely cover someone or something so that they cannot get out, be seen, etc. As many as 1 000 people were dead, entombed in collapsed buildings.
- 2entomb somebody/something (in something) to put a dead body in a tomb pharaohs entombed in the pyramids of Egypt
NAmE//ɪnˈtum//[usually passive] (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they entomb
he / she / it entombs
past simple entombed
-ing form entombing