Definitions of grave:
  • noun:   a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    Example: "He put flowers on his mother's grave"
  • noun:   death of a person
    Example: "He went to his grave without forgiving me"
  • noun:   a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  • verb:   carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    Example: "Engrave a pen"
  • verb:   shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
  • adjective:   of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
    Example: "Grave responsibilities"
  • adjective:   dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
    Example: "A grave God-fearing man"
  • adjective:   causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    Example: "A grave situation"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #21558)

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