Cremate : Definition


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Definitions of Cremate

Pronunciation : Cre"mate (kr"mt or kr-mt")
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [L. crematus, p. p. of cremare to burn; cf. Skr. cr to cook.]
Definition : Defn: To burn; to reduce to ashes by the action of fire, either directly or in an oven or retort; to incremate or incinerate; as, to cremate a corpse, instead of burying it.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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