Exhume - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzuːm|  American pronunciation of the word exhume
Brit.  |ɛksˈ(h)juːm|  British pronunciation of the word exhume


- dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies (syn: disinter)


...the remains of John Paul Jones were exhumed in Paris and transported with great ceremony to the U.S. Naval Academy...

The letters of the royal assassin were exhumed.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: exhume
he/she/it: exhumes
present participle: exhuming
past tense: exhumed
past participle: exhumed
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