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Definition 1: dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture - [verb of change]

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

  • a mummified body was found

Synonyms for mummify in the sense of this definition

(mummify is a kind of ...) wither, as with a loss of moisture

"The fruit dried and shriveled"

(mummify has a similar meaning as ...) remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it

"Th Egyptians mummified their pharaohs"

Definition 2: remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it - [verb of possession]

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

  • Th Egyptians mummified their pharaohs

(mummify is a kind of ...) preserve a dead body

(mummify has a similar meaning as ...) dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture

"a mummified body was found"

Definition 3: preserve while making lifeless - [verb of stative]

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

  • mummified ideas and institutions should be gotten rid of

(mummify is a kind of ...) keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last

"preserve the peace in the family" "continue the family tradition" "Carry on the old traditions"

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