grave as a noun:
as a verb:
as an adjective:
A place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone):
— He put flowers on his mother's grave.
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Dutch: graf, tombe
Polish: grób, mogiła
A mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation.
synonym: grave accent.
Dutch: accent grave
Shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it.
synonyms: sculpt, sculpture.
Dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises:
— A grave God-fearing man.
synonyms: sedate, sober, solemn.
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incorrect; ... show more
Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm:
— A grave situation.
— A grave illness.
synonyms: dangerous, grievous, life-threatening, serious, severe.
unpleasing, ... show more
(large in size)
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to the point;
not to be overlooked,
not to be despised,
not to be sneezed at;
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Of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought:
— Grave responsibilities.
— Faced a grave decision in a time of crisis.
synonyms: grievous, heavy, weighty.
Moby thesaurus: abject, abominable, acute, afflictive, agonizing, annihilation, arch, aristocratic, arrant, assemble, atrocious, august, autolithograph, awe-inspiring, awful, bane, baritone, barrow, base, bass ... show more.
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