mortal remains

mortal remains
mortal remains phrase
a dead body
Thesaurus: dead body or dead person or peoplesynonym
Main entry: mortal

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mortal remains
formal : the dead body of a person
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Main Entry:remains

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • mortal remains — index corpse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mortal remains — a dead body …   English dictionary

  • mortal — mor|tal1 [ˈmo:tl US ˈmo:rtl] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin mortalis, from mors death ] 1.) not able to live for ever ≠ ↑immortal ▪ Her father s death reminded her that she was mortal. 2.) mortal blow/danger/wound etc a) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • remains — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ abundant, considerable, extensive, substantial ▪ abundant remains of marine algae ▪ the extensive remains of an Aztec pyramid ▪ imp …   Collocations dictionary

  • mortal — I UK [ˈmɔː(r)t(ə)l] / US [ˈmɔrt(ə)l] adjective * 1) human and not able to live for ever His heart attack made him realize that he is mortal. 2) a) serious enough to cause death a mortal wound/blow/injury b) likely to end with someone s death… …   English dictionary

  • mortal — /ˈmɔtl / (say mawtl) adjective 1. liable or subject to death: all mortal creatures. 2. of or relating to humans as subject to death: this mortal life. 3. belonging to this world. 4. a. relating to physical death: mortal throes; mortal remains. b …   Australian-English dictionary

  • mortal — mor|tal1 [ mɔrtl ] adjective * 1. ) human and not able to live for ever: His heart attack made him realize that he is mortal. a ) mortal remains a dead body ─ opposite IMMORTAL 2. ) serious enough to cause death: a mortal wound/blow/injury a )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mortal — 1. adjective 1) mortal remains all men are mortal Syn: perishable, physical, bodily, corporeal, fleshly, earthly; human, impermanent, transient, ephemeral 2) a mortal blow Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • remains — n. human, mortal remains * * * [rɪ meɪnz] mortal remains human …   Combinatory dictionary

  • remains — Synonyms and related words: account, afterglow, afterimage, ancient manuscript, annals, antique, antiquity, archaism, artifact, ashes, balance, body, bones, butt, butt end, cadaver, candle ends, carcass, carrion, catalog, cave painting, chaff,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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