- to place in a tomb or grave; bury
- to be a tomb for
Origin of entombMiddle English entoumben ; from Old French entoumber: see en- and amp; tomb
transitive verben·tombed, en·tomb·ing, en·tombs
- To place in or as if in a tomb or grave.
- To serve as a tomb for.
(third-person singular simple present entombs, present participle entombing, simple past and past participle entombed)
From Old French entomber (“deposit in a tomb”)