from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To place in a grave; bury.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To bury in a grave.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To deposit, as a dead body, in the earth; to bury; to inter.
- transitive v. To bury or place in warm earth for chemical or medicinal purposes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deposit in the earth, as a dead body; bury; inter.
- In chem., to digest in a vessel surrounded with warm earth or manure.
- To serve as a tomb for.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. place in a grave or tomb
French inhumer, from Old French, from Latin inhumāre : in-, in; see in-2 + humus, earth; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin in and humāre ("to bury"). (Wiktionary)