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  1. fu·ner·al
    IPA[ˈfyo͞on(ə)rəl]
  2. noun

    • 1. the ceremonies honoring a dead person, typically involving burial or cremation:

      in the afternoon, he'd attended a funeral a funeral service
      Synonym : burial, burying, interment, entombment, committal, inhumation, laying to rest, consignment to the grave, cremation, funeral rites, obsequies, last offices, wake, vigil, sepulture, exequies
    • 2. a sermon delivered at a funeral:

      the community would call him to preach the funeral
    • 3. a procession of mourners at a burial:

      her funeral had to pass
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: funeral, plural noun: funerals

    • noun

      a ceremony or service held shortly after a person's death, usually including the person's burial or cremation:

      a sermon delivered at a funeral:

    • noun

      a pile of wood on which a corpse is burned as part of a funeral ceremony in some traditions.
    • noun

      an establishment where the dead are prepared for burial or cremation.
    • noun

      an undertaker.
    • noun

      a religious service held before a person's burial or cremation:
    • noun

      a procession of vehicles or people travelling to or from a funeral:
    • noun

      a pile of wood on which a corpse is burnt as part of a funeral ceremony.
    • noun

      an urn holding the ashes of a cremated body.
    • noun

      an undertaker.
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