1. Death of a person (synset 115168686)
    "he went to his grave without forgiving me"; "from cradle to grave"
  2. A place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone) (synset 103459977)
    "he put flowers on his mother's grave"
  3. A mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation (synset 106835587)
  1. Dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises (synset 302126493)
    "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
  2. Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm (synset 300654061)
    "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"
  3. Of great gravity or crucial import;
    Requiring serious thought (synset 301281533)
    "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"
  1. Shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it (synset 201554653)
    "She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband"
  2. Carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface (synset 201324555)
    "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cup with the winner's name"; "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree"

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