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Definitions and Synonyms of coffin | Another word for coffin | What is coffin?

Definition 1: box in which a corpse is buried or cremated - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for coffin in the sense of this definition

(coffin is a kind of ...) a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid

"he rummaged through a box of spare parts"

(... is a kind of coffin ) a coffin along with its stand

"we followed the bier to the graveyard"

(... is a kind of coffin ) a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)

Definition 2: place into a coffin - [verb of contact]

Samples where coffin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her body was coffined

(coffin is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

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