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dig out definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: remove, harvest, or recover by digging; "dig salt"; "dig coal" [syn: dig, dig up, dig out]
2: dig out from underneath earth or snow
3: create by digging; "dig a hole"; "dig out a channel" [syn: dig, dig out]

Merriam Webster's

verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. find, unearth 2. to make hollow by digging intransitive verb take off 2a

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If you dig someone or something out of a place, you get them out by digging or by forcing them from the things surrounding them. ...digging minerals out of the Earth... She dug out a photograph from under a pile of papers. PHRASAL VERB: V n P of n, V P n (not pron), also V n P 2. If you dig something out, you find it after it has been stored, hidden, or forgotten for a long time. (INFORMAL) Recently, I dug out Barstow's novel and read it again... We'll try and dig the number out for you if you want it. PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron), V n P



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