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Synonyms for excavate

Synonyms for (verb) excavate

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: excavate Definition: form by hollowing Usage: Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University's rowing team; excavate a cavity

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

Synonyms: dig up, turn up, excavate Definition: find by digging in the ground Usage: I dug up an old box in the garden

Similar words: obtain Definition: come into possession of Usage: How did you obtain the visa?

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

Similar words: reveal, uncover, bring out, unveil Definition: make visible Usage: Summer brings out bright clothes; He brings out the best in her