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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To burn the body of a dead person at a funeral ceremony. To burn completely to ashes.

Usage examples (34)
  • After the death of their dog, the family chose to cremate it and scatter its ashes at the beach where it had loved to play.
  • They had to thaw him before they could cremate him.
  • According to sources, the family will cremate his body.
  • His girlfriend, Martha Dziadul, paid to cremate the body. for more
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