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cremate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cremate  \Cre"mate\  (kr?"m?t  or  kr?-m?t"),  v.  t.  [L.  crematus  p. 
  p.  of  cremare  to  burn;  cf  Skr.  cr?  to  cook.] 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cremate 
  v  :  reduce  to  ashes;  "Cremate  a  corpse" 




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