grave Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "grave" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

gravenoun [C]

 us   /ɡreɪv/

grave noun [C] (BURYING PLACE)

a place where a dead person or dead people are buried, esp. when under the ground and marked by a stone

graveadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ɡreɪv/

grave adjective [-er/-est only] (SERIOUS)

urgent and very bad; serious: It was the gravest political crisis of his career.
gravely
adverb  us   /ˈɡreɪv·li/
She is gravely ill.
Translations of “grave”
in Arabic قَبْر…
in Korean 무덤…
in Malaysian kubur…
in French tombe…
in Turkish mezar, kabir…
in Italian tomba…
in Chinese (Traditional) 墳墓, 墓穴, 埋葬處…
in Russian могила…
in Polish grób…
in Vietnamese huyệt, mộ…
in Spanish tumba…
in Portuguese sepultura…
in Thai หลุมศพ…
in German das Grab…
in Catalan tomba…
in Japanese 墓…
in Indonesian makam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坟墓, 墓穴, 埋葬处…
(Definition of grave from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of grave?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “grave” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
follow

If you follow a particular person on Twitter� (= a website where people can publish short remarks or pieces of information), you choose to see the messages that that person posts (= publishes) on the website.

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More