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excavate

synonym (synonym of excavate)

  • (verb.perception)
    recover through digging (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    find by digging in the ground (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    remove the inner part or the core of (verb.contact)
     

hypernym (excavate IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • find by digging in the ground (verb.contact)
    come into possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • form by hollowing (verb.contact)
    remove the interior of (verb.contact)
     
  • recover through digging (verb.perception)
    make visible (verb.perception)
     
  • remove the inner part or the core of (verb.contact)
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF excavate relation)

  • find by digging in the ground (verb.contact)
    dig up (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    dig out with the snout (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies (verb.social)
     
  • recover through digging (verb.perception)
    remove, harvest, or recover by digging (verb.perception)
     
  • remove the inner part or the core of (verb.contact)
    excavate horizontally (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cut a trench in, as for drainage (verb.contact)
     

verb group (excavate is verb group of ....)

  • find by digging in the ground (verb.contact)
    discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining (verb.possession)
     

derivation (.... is derived from excavate)

  • form by hollowing (verb.contact)
    a machine for excavating (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying (noun.person)
     
  • remove the inner part or the core of (verb.contact)
    the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of digging (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a hole in the ground made by excavating (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.location)
    the site of an archeological exploration (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a depression hollowed out of solid matter (noun.object)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation unearth dig up turn up dig hollow remove take take away core out hollow hollow out drive ditch grub out grub up nuzzle disinter locate turn up excavation mining dig digging archeological site hole

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