Definition of bury verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

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bury

verb
ˈberi
 
; ˈberi
 
buries, burying, buried, buried
 
 

dead person

1 bury somebody/something to place a dead body in a graveHe was buried in Highgate Cemetery. (figurative) Their ambitions were finally dead and buried.2 bury somebody (old-fashioned) to lose somebody by deathShe's 85 and has buried three husbands.
 

hide in ground

3 bury something to hide something in the groundburied treasureThe dog had buried its bone in the garden.
 

cover

4 [often passive] to cover somebody/something with soil, rocks, leaves, etcbury somebody/something The house was buried under ten feet of snow.bury somebody/something + adjective The miners were buried alive when the tunnel collapsed.5 bury something to cover something so that it cannot be seenYour letter got buried under a pile of papers.He buried his face in his hands and wept.
 

hide feeling

6 bury something to ignore or hide a feeling, a mistake, etcShe had learnt to bury her feelings.
 

put deeply into something

7 bury something (in something) to put something deeply into something elseHe walked slowly, his hands buried in his pockets.She always has her head buried in a book.
Idioms

bury the hatchet

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bury your differences

to stop being unfriendly and become friends again
After not speaking to each other for years, the two brothers decided to bury the hatchet.
more at bury/hide your head in the sand at head n.
Phrasal verbs

bury yourself in something

1 to give all your attention to somethingSince she left, he's buried himself in his work.2 to go to or be in a place where you will not meet many peopleShe buried herself in the country to write a book.