funeral

noun
ADJECTIVE
family
private

The family held a private funeral.

public
church
closed-casket, open-casket (both AmE)
simple
elaborate, large
Catholic, Jewish, etc.
state
military
decent, proper, respectable

His savings were just enough to pay for a respectable funeral.

traditional
mass

a mass funeral of the victims of the fire

VERB + FUNERAL
attend, come to, go to
arrange, plan

The dead man's son arranged the funeral.

conduct

A clergyman friend of the family conducted the funeral.

have

She had a simple funeral, as she had requested.

FUNERAL + VERB
be held, take place

The funeral was held in St Mary's Church.

FUNERAL + NOUN
ceremony, mass, obsequies (formal), rites, service
oration, sermon, speech
prayer
dirge, march, music
wreath
cortège, procession
party (= the people going to a funeral) (BrE)

The funeral party arrived to find the church locked.

car
director
chapel, home, parlour/parlor
costs, expenses
arrangements, plans
business, industry
pyre

the flames of the funeral pyre

PREPOSITION
at a/the funeral

He read out a poem at her funeral.


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  • Funeral — Fu ner*al, a. [LL. funeralis. See {Funeral}, n.] Pertaining to a funeral; used at the interment of the dead; as, funeral rites, honors, or ceremonies. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Funeral pile} or {Funeral pyre}, a structure of combustible material,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Funeral — Студийный альбом Arcade Fire Дата выпуска 14 сентября 2004 …   Википедия

  • funeral — (n.) mid 15c., from M.Fr. funérailles (pl.) funeral rites (15c.), from M.L. funeralia funeral rites, originally neuter plural of L.L. funeralis having to do with a funeral, from L. funus (gen. funeris) funeral, funeral procession, burial rites;… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Funeral — Fu ner*al (f[=u] n[ e]r*al), n. [LL. funeralia, prop. neut. pl. of funeralis of a funeral, fr. L. funus, funeris, funeral: cf. F. fun[ e]railles.] 1. The solemn rites used in the disposition of a dead human body, whether such disposition be by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Funeral — Album par Arcade Fire Sortie 14 septembre 2004 et 28 février 2005 Durée 48:12 Genre Indie Rock Label …   Wikipédia en Français

  • funeral — adjetivo 1. Del entierro o las exequias: La misa funeral será el lunes. Sinónimo: funerario. sustantivo masculino 1. Ceremonia religiosa que se hace por un difunto: Se celebró ayer un solemne funeral. Al funeral asistió muchísima gente …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • funeral — ► NOUN ▪ a ceremony in which a dead person is buried or cremated. ● it s one s funeral Cf. ↑it s one s funeral ORIGIN Latin funeralia, from funus funeral, death, corpse …   English terms dictionary

  • funeral — [fyo͞o′nər əl] adj. [ME < LL funeralis < L funus (gen. funeris), a funeral < ? IE * dheu , to pass away, DIE1] of or having to do with a funeral n. [ME funerelles (pl.) < OFr funerailles < ML funeralia < neut. pl. of funeralis]… …   English World dictionary

  • Funeral — Studioalbum von Arcade Fire Veröffentlichung 2004 (Europa 2005) Label Rough Trade Records …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • funéral — ⇒FUNÉRAL, ALE, AUX, adj. Rare. Qui a rapport aux funérailles. Cérémonies funérales. Narcisse... (...) effeuille aux mânes du défunt Sur ce vide tombeau la funérale rose (VALÉRY, Alb. vers anc., 1900, p. 83). Au fig. Lugubre. La gondole, espèce de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • funeral — s. m. 1. Condução aparatosa de um cadáver. 2. Virada para baixo (a arma). 3. Oblíquas (as vergas do navio). • adj. 2 g. 4. Fúnebre; funéreo. 5. em funeral: a meia haste (a bandeira) …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa


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