Definition of grave:
- An excavation in the earth as a place of burial; also, any place of interment; a tomb; a sepulcher. Hence: Death; destruction.
- Not acute or sharp; low; deep; - said of sound; as, a grave note or key.
- Not light or gay; solemn; sober; plain; as, a grave color; a grave face.
- Of great weight; heavy; ponderous.
- Slow and solemn in movement.
- To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance; to engrave.
- To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image.
- To clean, as a vessel's bottom, of barnacles, grass, etc., and pay it over with pitch; - so called because graves or greaves was formerly used for this purpose.
- To dig. [ Obs.] Chaucer.
- To entomb; to bury.
- To impress deeply ( on the mind); to fix indelibly.
- To write or delineate on hard substances, by means of incised lines; to practice engraving.
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- dangerous (part of speech: adjective)
- serious (part of speech: adjective)
- important (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Prime Minister", W.H.G. Kingston.
- "Country Neighbors", Alice Brown.
- "Rosy", Mrs. Molesworth.