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

 

inter

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːr//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they inter
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːr//
 
he / she / it inters
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrz//
 
past simple interred
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrd//
 
past participle interred
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrd//
 
-ing form interring
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːrɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrɪŋ//
 
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[usually passive] inter somebody (formal) to bury a dead person The princess was interred on an island in the middle of a lake. opposite disinter see also interment See related entries: Death Word Origin Middle English: from Old French enterrer, based on Latin in- ‘into’ + terra ‘earth’.
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