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Synonyms for dig

Synonyms for (noun) dig

Synonyms: jab, dig Definition: the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow Usage: she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs

Similar words: touch, touching Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Synonyms: dig, digging, excavation Definition: the act of digging Usage: there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton

Similar words: creating by removal Definition: the act of creating by removing something

Synonyms: dig Definition: a small gouge (as in the cover of a book) Usage: the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover

Similar words: dent, ding, gouge, nick Definition: an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

Synonyms: dig, slam, shaft, shot, barb, jibe, gibe Definition: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect Usage: his parting shot was `drop dead'; she threw shafts of sarcasm; she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Similar words: input, remark, comment Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Synonyms: dig, archeological site, excavation Definition: the site of an archeological exploration Usage: they set up camp next to the dig

Similar words: site, land site Definition: the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located) Usage: a good site for the school

Synonyms for (verb) dig

Synonyms: dig, compass, comprehend, get the picture, grasp, grok, apprehend, savvy Definition: get the meaning of something Usage: Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?

Similar words: understand Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

Synonyms: stab, poke, prod, dig, jab Definition: poke or thrust abruptly Usage: he jabbed his finger into her ribs

Similar words: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: delve, dig, cut into, turn over Definition: turn up, loosen, or remove earth Usage: Dig we must; turn over the soil for aeration

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: 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

Synonyms: dig, excavate, hollow Definition: remove the inner part or the core of Usage: the mining company wants to excavate the hillside

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: 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

Synonyms: dig, dig out Definition: create by digging Usage: dig a hole; dig out a channel

Similar words: core out, hollow, hollow out Definition: remove the interior of Usage: hollow out a tree trunk

Synonyms: dig Definition: thrust down or into Usage: dig the oars into the water; dig your foot into the floor

Similar words: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: dig, dig out, dig up Definition: remove, harvest, or recover by digging Usage: dig salt; dig coal

Similar words: unearth, excavate Definition: recover through digging Usage: Schliemann excavated Troy; excavate gold

Synonyms: moil, drudge, dig, fag, grind, labor, labour, toil, travail Definition: work hard Usage: She was digging away at her math homework; Lexicographers drudge all day long

Similar words: do work, work Definition: be employed Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college