Synonyms of grave in English

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noun

1‘a cross marks the grave’

SYNONYMS

burying place, tomb, sepulchre, vault, burial chamber, burial pit, mausoleum, crypt, catacomb

last home, last resting place

historical tumulus, barrow

rare undercroft


Synonyms of grave in English

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adjective

1‘a grave matter’

SYNONYMS

serious, important, all-important, profound, significant, momentous, weighty, of great consequence

vital, crucial, critical, acute

urgent, pressing, exigent

pivotal, precarious, touch-and-go, life-and-death, in the balance

dire, terrible, awful, dreadful, alarming, drastic, sore

perilous, hazardous, dangerous, threatening, menacing, risky

informal dicey, hairy, iffy, chancy

British informal dodgy

rare egregious

ANTONYMS

trivial

2‘Jackie looked grave’

SYNONYMS

solemn, earnest, serious, sombre, sober, severe

unsmiling, long-faced, stone-faced, stony-faced, grim-faced, grim, gloomy

preoccupied, thoughtful, dignified, staid, dour, aloof, forbidding

ANTONYMS

carefree, cheerful