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1grave/ˈgreɪv/noun
pluralgraves
1grave
/ˈgreɪv/
noun
pluralgraves
Learner's definition of GRAVE  
[count]
: a hole in the ground for burying a dead body
◊ When people think that a dead person would be very shocked or upset to see something that is happening now, they say that person is or must be turning/spinning in his/her grave or US turning over in his/her grave or US rolling (over) in his/her grave.
— used to talk about death

dig your own grave

— see 1dig

from (the) cradle to (the) grave

— see 1cradle

have one foot in the grave

— see 1foot
2grave/ˈgreɪv/adjective
gravergravest
2grave
/ˈgreɪv/
adjective
gravergravest
Learner's definition of GRAVE  
[also more grave; most grave]
formal : very serious: requiring or causing serious thought or concern
: serious and formal in appearance or manner
/ˈgrɑːv/ of an accent mark : having the form `
— compare acute 7

— gravely

adverb
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