phonetic symbol: / ɡréɪv / 

grave - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ 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

[ noun ]
■ a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
grave accent

[ noun ]
■ death of a person
・he went to his grave without forgiving me
・from cradle to grave

[ verb ]
■ carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
・engrave a pen
・engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
engrave , inscribe , scratch

[ verb ]
■ shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
sculpt , sculpture

[ adjective satellite ]
■ causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
・a grave situation
・a grave illness
dangerous , grievous , life-threatening , serious , severe

[ adjective satellite ]
■ of great gravity or crucial import
■ requiring serious thought
・grave responsibilities
・faced a grave decision in a time of crisis
grievous , heavy , weighty

[ adjective satellite ]
■ dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
・a grave God-fearing man
sedate , sober , solemn

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