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Definition 1: a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed - [noun denoting artifact]

(dredge is a kind of ...) a machine for excavating

(dredge is a part of ...) a bucket for lifting material from a channel or riverbed

(dredge is a part of ...) the shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe

(... is part of dredge) a barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging

Definition 2: remove with a power shovel, usually from a bottom of a body of water - [verb of contact]

(dredge is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

Definition 3: search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for dredge in the sense of this definition

(dredge is a kind of ...) try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

"The police are searching for clues" "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"

Definition 4: cover before cooking - [verb of contact]

Samples where dredge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dredge the chicken in flour before frying it

(dredge is a kind of ...) put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

"coat the cake with chocolate"

(... is a kind of dredge ) cover with flour

"flour fish or meat before frying it"

(dredge belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

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