Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dig_out

3 senses of dig out

Sense 1
dig, dig up, dig out -- (remove, harvest, or recover by digging; "dig salt"; "dig coal")
       => excavate, unearth -- (recover through digging; "Schliemann excavated Troy"; "excavate gold")

Sense 2
dig out -- (dig out from underneath earth or snow)
       => free, disengage -- (free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor")

Sense 3
dig, dig out -- (create by digging; "dig a hole"; "dig out a channel")
       => hollow, hollow out, core out -- (remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk")

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