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Verb
/ˈkrēˌmāt/,/kriˈmāt/,
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cremates, 3rd person singular present; cremated, past tense; cremating, present participle; cremated, past participle;
  1. Dispose of (a dead person's body) by burning it to ashes, typically after a funeral ceremony

  2. Burn (something), typically food


  1. reduce to ashes; "Cremate a corpse"
  2. (cremation) the incineration of a dead body
  3. Cremation is the process of reducing dead bodies to basic chemical compounds in the form of gases and bone fragments. This is accomplished through high temperatures and vaporization.
  4. to burn something to ashes; to incinerate a dead body (as an alternative to burial)
  5. (cremation) A burning; especially the act or practice of cremating the dead
  6. (Cremation) exposing human remains and the container holding them to extreme heat and flame and processing the resulting bone fragments to a uniform size and consistency.
  7. (CREMATION) A process which reduces the body by heat to small bone fragments. When the fragments are pulverized, they are reduced to the consistency of coarse sand or crushed seashells.
  8. (Cremation) is a heating process which incinerates human remains into ashes.
  9. (cremation) to reduce a body to ashes (cremains) by heat.
  10. (cremation) The process of reducing a dead body to ashes by burning or intense heat.
  11. (Cremation) Reduction of the body to cremated remains by fire or intense heat.
  12. (CREMATION) In connection with the burial of Saul and his three sons, we meet for the first time with the practice of burning the dead (1 Sam. 31:11-13). The same practice is again referred to by Amos (Amos 6:10).
  13. (Cremation) A process that reduces the body to skeletal fragments which are then processed. These cremated remains may be buried, placed in a columbarium or kept in your home. Some people choose to purchase an urn for the cremains rather than use the container provided by the crematory.
  14. (Cremation) A regulated process using intense heat in a chamber to burn human remains. It typically takes 2 to 4 hours.
  15. (Cremation) Burning of the dead, before burial or disposal. Ashes often placed in urns
  16. (Cremation) Burnt human remains. Generally all that remain are small fragments of burnt bone. Sometimes these are deposited in urns, baskets or bags. Some also contain grave goods, either burned with the body or deposited afterwards, although many are unaccompanied. ...
  17. (Cremation) the practice of reducing a deceased person to its essential elements by burning. In the ancient world cremation took place on an open pyre. It was practiced by the Greeks (who considered it suitable for heroes and war dead) and the Romans (among whom it became a status symbol). ...
  18. (cremation) an intentionally burned human interment.
  19. (cremation) destruction of the bodily remains of the deceased by burning. This mode of postmortem treatment may be favoured for many reasons; to prevent the return of the dead, to protect the deceased from scavengers, or to prevent the transformation of the dead into a harmful entity. ...
  20. Cremation Society - includes US state-by-state guide, Canada, and cremation faq.
  21. Cremation is the process whereby the body is incinerated by intense heat and flame. The body and its container (e.g. a casket) are vaporized with the exception of any non-combustible materials. Cremation usually takes about three hours. ...
  22. To dream of seeing bodies cremated, denotes enemies will reduce your influence in business circles. To think you are being cremated, portends distinct failure in enterprises, if you mind any but your own judgment in conducting them.