Definition of Bereaver

1. n. One who bereaves.



Definition of Bereaver

1. Noun. Someone who bereaves. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bereaver

1. one that bereaves [n -S] - See also: bereaves

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bereaver

berceau
berceaux
berceuse
berceuses
berdaches
berdash
berdashes
berdesinskiite
bere
bereave
bereaved
bereavement
bereavements
bereaven
bereaver (current term)
bereavers
bereaves
bereaving
berede
bereft
bereft of(p)
bereftness
beremeal
berend
beres
beresque
beret
bereted
beretlike

Literary usage of Bereaver

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1. Poet Lore (1907)
"... the bereft,— the bereaver, bring I to thee Thou hast seen the faint mist of the leaf-buds on thicket and tree, But the grace of the ripening year didst ..."

2. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"... the poor man's sheep that had none else, the bereaver being lord of many ; he then vowed it to the living Lord, that such a one should die the death. ..."

3. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1840)
"... the wrathful one, and ther-muthi, the bereaver of life, in the primitive Coptic language. Her chief temples were at Memphis and Busiris, where the cow ..."

4. Pahlavi Texts by Edward William West (1892)
"... and the seller and important holder is quite bereaved, so that the bereaver has plenty for one deprived of food on a summer's day, and plenty for him ..."

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