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

2 senses of unearth

Sense 1
unearth -- (bring to light; "The CIA unearthed a plot to kill the President")
       => locate, turn up -- (discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining; "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?"; "My search turned up nothing")

Sense 2
excavate, unearth -- (recover through digging; "Schliemann excavated Troy"; "excavate gold")
       => uncover, bring out, unveil, reveal -- (make visible; "Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He brings out the best in her")

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