Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To inter again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To inter again.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To re-bury in a grave.

Etymologies

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From re- + inter.

Examples

  • When a water-main bursts at a cemetary, Brennan must identify and help reinter the remains that litter the grounds.

    Jenny’s This Week on TV | the TV addict

  • The turnpike authority was readying to petition Hudson County Supreme Court for permission to remove remains from the project area and reinter them in a mass grave in a nearby municipal cemetery when it discovered in the county archives the decades-old paper trail of Andriani's hunt for his grandfather.

    The Dead of Snake Hill

  • The possible grave finding of the archaeologist changed nothing in their plans (besides being a minor delay for the construction start date), nor would the discovery of a body on the property change the University’s plans; they’d just exhume, reinter, and put up a plaque.

    Sandridge Visits Ivy Graveyard at cvillenews.com

  • "Maybe the descendants of whoever was buried here wanted to reinter the remains in a churchyard or family gravesite and figured the park service wouldn't let them," Anna suggested.

    Hunting Season

  • They have allowed U.S. teams into cemeteries under the cover of darkness to reinter bodies that reports indicated might be those of

    Callies, Tommy L.

  • They have allowed U.S. teams into cemeteries under the cover of darkness to reinter bodies that reports indicated might be those of

    Burd, Douglas G.

  • At first neglected, then refuted, then reinter - preted, modified, and qualified, Marxism in all its varieties has become at present perhaps the strongest single intellectual current of modern social thought.

    MARXISM

  • The “consequences” of the hedonist or pleasure-pain theory of human nature were progressively reinter - preted as the sanctions of utilitarian reformist theories.

    ASSOCIATION OF IDEAS

  • It was a place where there was no water and we could not stop to reinter them.

    The Romance of the Colorado River

  • Some tribe members say they've received no assurances that the county, which owns the land, will appropriately reinter the bones and they want more archaeological testing on parts of the construction site beyond the immediate area where the remains were found.

    The Seattle Times

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