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Definition 1: find by digging in the ground - [verb of contact]

Samples where dig up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I dug up an old box in the garden

Synonyms for dig up in the sense of this definition

(dig up is a kind of ...) come into possession of

"How did you obtain the visa?"

(... is a kind of dig up ) dig up

"grub up roots and tree stumps"

(... is a kind of dig up ) dig out with the snout

"the pig nuzzled the truffle"

(... is a kind of dig up ) dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies

(dig up has a similar meaning as ...) discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining

"Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?" "My search turned up nothing"

Definition 2: remove, harvest, or recover by digging - [verb of perception]

Samples where dig up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dig salt
  • dig coal

Synonyms for dig up in the sense of this definition

(dig up is a kind of ...) recover through digging

"Schliemann excavated Troy" "excavate gold"

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