Thesaurus > Related Words: excavate

  Words related to excavate

Related / Similar Words: dig, hollow, dig up, turn up, unearth

 

Definition:
  • remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillsite";
  • form by hollowing; "Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University''s rowing team"; "excavate a cavity";
  • find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden";
  • lay bare through digging; "Schliemann excavated Troy";

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    Hyponyms: drive, trench, ditch, grub up, grub out, nuzzle, disinter, exhume

     

    Grouped Verbs: locate, turn up

     

    Derivational Morphology: hole, hollow, dig, excavation, archeological site, digging, hole in the ground, mining, excavator, power shovel, digger, shovel

     

     
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