AskDefine | Define disinter

Dictionary Definition

disinter v : dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies [syn: exhume] [also: disinterring, disinterred]

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IPA: /dısın'tɛː(r)/


Adapted from the "désenterrer".


  1. To take out of the grave or tomb; to unbury; to exhume; to dig up.
  2. To bring out, as from a grave or hiding place; to bring from obscurity into view.
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