From (etyl) (m), (m), from (etyl) . Related to (l).
An excavation in the earth as a place of burial; also, any place of interment; a tomb; a sepulcher.
* (rfdate), 11:17:
* 1856 , Eleanor Marx-Aveling (translator), (Gustave Flaubert) (author), (Madame Bovary) , Part III, Chapter X:
- He had lain in the grave four days.
- They reached the cemetery. The men went right down to a place in the grass where a grave was dug. They ranged themselves all round; and while the priest spoke, the red soil thrown up at the sides kept noiselessly slipping down at the corners.
* dance on someone's grave
* dig one's own grave
* early grave
* grave marker
* grave robber
* mass grave
* turn in one's grave
* war grave
* white man's grave
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .
(obsolete) To dig.
* (rfdate) (Book of Prayer) , (Psalms) 7:16:
(obsolete) To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance; to engrave.
* (w) 28:9:
- He hath graven and digged up a pit.
- Thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel.
, author=James De Mille
, title=The Cryptogram
, publisher=The Gutenberg Project
, passage=Deep lines were graven
on her pale forehead, and on her wan, thin cheeks.
* (rfdate) (Robert Louis Stevenson), Requiem :
(obsolete) To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image.
* (rfdate) (Geoffrey Chaucer):
- This be the verse you grave for me / "Here he lies where he longs to be"
(obsolete) To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly.
* (rfdate) (Matthew Prior):
- With gold men may the hearte grave .
(obsolete) To entomb; to bury.
* (rfdate), (William Shakespeare):
- O! may they graven in thy heart remain.
(transitive, obsolete, nautical) To clean, as a vessel's bottom, of barnacles, grass, etc., and pay it over with pitch — so called because graves or greaves was formerly used for this purpose.
(obsolete) To write or delineate on hard substances, by means of incised lines; to practice engraving.
- Lie full low, graved in the hollow ground.
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .
(obsolete) Influential, important; authoritative.
Characterised by a dignified sense of seriousness; not cheerful, sombre.
Low in pitch, tone etc.
* (rfdate) (Moore), Encyclopedia of Music :
- An illiterate fool sits in a mans seat; and the common people hold him learned, grave , and wise.
Serious, in a negative sense; important, formidable.
- ''The thicker the cord or string, the more grave is the note or tone.
* (unsorted by sense) solemn, sober, serious, sage, staid, demure, thoughtful, sedate, weighty, momentous, important
A written accent used in French, Italian, and other languages. è is an e with a grave accent.
To desire strongly, so as to satisfy an appetite; to long or yearn for.
* Edmund Gurney
- I know I should diet more, but every afternoon I crave a soda so I have one.
To ask for earnestly.
- His path is one that eminently craves weary walking.
- I humbly crave your indulgence to read this letter until the end.
* Bible, Mark xv. 43
- I crave your honour's pardon.
- Joseph went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.