Definition of cremation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    cremation

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//krəˈmeɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//krəˈmeɪʃn//
     
    Death, Religious ceremonies
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the act of cremating somebody More people are choosing cremation rather than burial. See related entries: Death, Religious ceremonies
  2. 2[countable] a funeral at which the dead person is cremated See related entries: Religious ceremonies
  3. Wordfinderashes, cemetery, coffin, cremation, die, funeral, grave, hearse, morgue, mournExtra examples More people are choosing cremation rather than burial.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cremation