A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, respecting, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a person who has died. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and practices used by a culture to remember the dead, from interment itself, to various monuments, prayers, and rituals undertaken in their honor. Customs vary widely among cultures, a...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funeral
• (n.) A funeral sermon; -- usually in the plural. • (n.) Per. taining to a funeral; used at the interment of the dead; as, funeral rites, honors, or ceremonies. • (n.) The solemn rites used in the disposition of a dead human body, whether such disposition be by interment, burning, or otherwise; esp., the ceremony or solemnization of...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/funeral/
a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated; `hundreds of people attended his funeral`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
In Buddhism, death marks the transition from this life to the next for the deceased. Among Buddhists death is regarded as an occasion of major religious significance, both for the deceased and for the survivors. For the deceased it marks the moment when the transition begins to a new mode of existence within the round of rebirths...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funeral_(Buddhism)
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[ Late Latin funeralia
, prop. neut. plural of funeralis
of a funeral, from Latin funus
, funeral: confer French funérailles
The solemn rites used in the disposition of a dead human body, whe...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/87
[ Late Latin funeralis
. See Funeral
] Persian taining to a funeral; used at the interment of the dead; as, funeral
rites, honors, or ceremonies. Shak. Funeral pile
, a structure of combustible material, upon ...
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a ceremony for honouring, respecting or sanctifying the life of a person who has died, and usually involves arrangements for the burial or cremation of their corpse. There are Funeral rite books available in www.Veritas.ie with appropriate prayers, hymns and scripture readings.
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funeral 1. A rite held to mark the burial or cremation of a corpse; especially, a ceremony held immediately before burial, or the placement of the urn containing the cremation ashes of someone who has died. 2. A procession of mourners following a dead body to its place of burial or cremation. 3. An end, or a cessation, to the existence of somethi...
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[n] - a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
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