HyperDic: dig_out

English > 3 senses of the expression dig out:
VERBperceptiondig out, dig, dig upremove, harvest, or recover by digging
contactdig outdig out from underneath earth or snow
contactdig out, digcreate by digging
English > dig out: 3 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningRemove, harvest, or recover by digging.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdig, dig up
Broaderexcavate, unearthRecover through digging
English > dig out: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningdig out from underneath earth or snow.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderfree, disengageFree or remove obstruction from
See alsodigturn up, loosen, or remove earth
Spanishsacar
English > dig out: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningcreate by digging.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "dig out a channel"
Synonymdig
Entailsremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Narrowerdibblemake a hole with a wooden hand tool
liftTake (root crops) out of the ground
trenchdig a trench / trench or trenches / trenches
Broaderhollow, hollow out, core outRemove the interior of
Spanishahondar, cavar, excavar
Catalancavar, excavar

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