Definition of Grave. Meaning of Grave. Synonyms of Grave

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Definition of Grave

Grave
Grave Grave, v. i. To write or delineate on hard substances, by means of incised lines; to practice engraving.
Grave
Grave Grave, a. [Compar. Graver (gr[=a]v"[~e]r); superl. Gravest.] [F., fr. L. gravis heavy; cf. It. & Sp. grave heavy, grave. See Grief.] 1. Of great weight; heavy; ponderous. [Obs.] His shield grave and great. --Chapman. 2. Of importance; momentous; weighty; influential; sedate; serious; -- said of character, relations, etc.; as, grave deportment, character, influence, etc. Most potent, grave, and reverend seigniors. --Shak. A grave and prudent law, full of moral equity. --Milton. 3. Not light or gay; solemn; sober; plain; as, a grave color; a grave face. 4. (Mus.) (a) Not acute or sharp; low; deep; -- said of sound; as, a grave note or key. The thicker the cord or string, the more grave is the note or tone. --Moore (Encyc. of Music). (b) Slow and solemn in movement. Grave accent. (Pron.) See the Note under Accent, n., 2. Syn: Solemn; sober; serious; sage; staid; demure; thoughtful; sedate; weighty; momentous; important. Usage: Grave, Sober, Serious, Solemn. Sober supposes the absence of all exhilaration of spirits, and is opposed to gay or flighty; as, sober thought. Serious implies considerateness or reflection, and is opposed to jocose or sportive; as, serious and important concerns. Grave denotes a state of mind, appearance, etc., which results from the pressure of weighty interests, and is opposed to hilarity of feeling or vivacity of manner; as, a qrave remark; qrave attire. Solemn is applied to a case in which gravity is carried to its highest point; as, a solemn admonition; a solemn promise.

Meaning of Grave from wikipedia

- A grave is a location where a dead body (typically that of a human, although sometimes that of an animal) is buried. Graves are usually located in special...
- Find a Grave is an American website that allows the public to search and add to an online database of cemetery records. It is owned by Ancestry.com. It...
- The Grave may refer to: The Grave (TV series), Israeli science fiction tv show. The Grave (The Twilight Zone), a 1961 episode of the television series...
- The grave accent ( ` ) (/ɡreɪv/ or /ɡrɑːv/) is a diacritical mark used to varying degrees in English, French, Dutch, Italian, and many other western European...
- Into the Grave is the debut album by Swedish death metal band Grave. It was released in 1991 on Century Media. It was re-released September 17, 2001 with...
- Grave of the Fireflies (火垂るの墓, Hotaru no Haka) is a 1988 ****anese animated war film based on the 1967 semi-autobiographical short story of the same name...
- Grave Digger is a monster truck racing team in the Feld Entertainment Monster Jam series. There are nine Grave Diggers being driven by different drivers...
- I Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance Is Mine is a 2015 American rape and revenge horror film, directed by R.D. Braunstein from a screenplay by Daniel Gilboy...
- I Spit on Your Grave (originally titled Day of the Woman) is a 1978 American rape and revenge horror film written, directed and edited by Meir Zarchi...
- To the Grave is the fifth studio album of the Danish heavy metal band Iron Fire. It was released through Napalm Records on 9 January 2009. "The Beast...
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