Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mummify

3 senses of mummify

Sense 1
mummify -- (preserve while making lifeless; "mummified ideas and institutions should be gotten rid of")
       => continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve -- (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")

Sense 2
mummify -- (remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it; "Th Egyptians mummified their pharaohs")
       => embalm -- (preserve a dead body)

Sense 3
mummify, dry up -- (dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture; "a mummified body was found")
       => shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither -- (wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled")

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