Synonyms for graveˈgrɑ veɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grave(noun)

    death of a person

    Synonyms:
    grave accent, tomb

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, frivolous, noncritical, unimportant

  2. grave, tomb(noun)

    a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)

    Synonyms:
    grave, grave accent, tomb

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, frivolous, noncritical, unimportant

  3. grave accent, grave(adj)

    a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

    Synonyms:
    grave, grave accent, tomb

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, noncritical, frivolous, noncrucial

  4. grave, sedate, sober, solemn(adj)

    dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

    Synonyms:
    severe, sober, serious, somber, earnest, sincere, dangerous, staid, unplayful, weighty, grave, grievous, drab, sedate, life-threatening, solemn, heavy, sombre

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, noncritical, unimportant, frivolous

  5. dangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threatening(adj)

    causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

    Synonyms:
    severe, sober, serious, wicked, stark, unsafe, terrible, hard, spartan, stern, heavy, unplayful, weighty, monstrous, grave, good, grievous, atrocious, sedate, flagitious, life-threatening, dangerous, knockout, austere, heartbreaking, heartrending, solemn

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, unimportant, frivolous, noncritical

  6. grave, grievous, heavy, weighty(verb)

    of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

    Synonyms:
    heartrending, sullen, laborious, heavy, overweight, toilsome, intemperate, corpulent, sound, serious, gruelling, dense, grueling, wakeless, with child(p), threatening, solemn, grave, profound, backbreaking, severe, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), great(p), clayey, enceinte, flagitious, grievous, monstrous, fleshy, atrocious, weighed down, hard, weighty, impenetrable, life-threatening, expectant, lumbering, ponderous, sedate, heartbreaking, sonorous, dangerous, arduous, operose, sober, rotund, heavy(p), big(a), labored, obese, laboured, punishing, cogent, telling, gravid, big(p), lowering, leaden

    Antonyms:
    frivolous, noncritical, unimportant, noncrucial

  7. sculpt, sculpture, grave(verb)

    shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it

    Synonyms:
    grave, sculpt, scratch, sculpture, inscribe, engrave

    Antonyms:
    noncritical, frivolous, unimportant, noncrucial

  8. scratch, engrave, grave, inscribe(verb)

    carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

    Synonyms:
    itch, call off, scrape up, enrol, expunge, enter, fret, grave, recruit, strike, etch, chafe, sculpture, code, cipher, cypher, come up, scratch, autograph, cancel, inscribe, write in code, encrypt, engrave, scrub, sculpt, scrape, fray, encipher, enroll, excise, scratch up, rub

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, unimportant, frivolous, noncritical

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grave(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    engrave, imprint, infix, impress deeply

  2. grave(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    carve, form by cutting

  3. grave(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pit (for a dead body), sepulchre, tomb, ossuary, charnel-house, narrow house, long home

  4. grave(a.)

    Synonyms:
    important, weighty, momentous, cogent, of great consequence

  5. grave(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sober, serious, sedate, thoughtful, demure, staid, solemn

  6. grave(a.)

    Synonyms:
    plain, not showy, not tawdry

  7. grave(a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Music.) deep, not acute, low in pitch


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