Part of speech:
(Uncountable) Archaeological research that unearths buildings, tombs and objects of historical value.
(Intransitive) To dig a tunnel or hole; to burrow in the earth.
(--- Now Rare) To reveal; disclose; expose
1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 331:
To remove by digging
To dig up.
To cause to occur or exist; give rise to:
To feel love for (a person):
To know by some detail, as of appearance; identify
To get (something) as the result of an action or effort
To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
(Informal) To tell (a joke), especially on impulse or in an effective manner.
To look into closely; examine carefully; investigate
To become drawn in, entangled, or involved:
Grasp is defined as to have a firm hold on something.
To create, dance to, or enjoy rhythmic music.
To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
To make an inquiry about (something); investigate or examine:
To search for or explore (a region) for mineral deposits or oil.
To become firmly established or settled:
(Informal) To top or outmaneuver (a competitor) in acquiring and publishing an important news story.
To ask questions about (something); investigate or analyze:
To find by investigation.
To prod is to encourage someone to do something, or to poke at someone with your finger, foot or other pointed object.
To capture or take by trapping, snaring, or some other means:
(Archaic) To go around; make a circuit of
To put in words; couch; express
To take note of; recognize:
The definition of sense is to perceive, or be aware of something.
To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
To taste or have the flavor (of something)
To enjoy with appreciation; dwell on with delight
A building or shelter where one lives.
(Law) One's fixed place of dwelling, where one intends to reside more or less permanently
The definition of a dwelling is a place where people live, such as a house or apartment.
The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy.
A place where one lives; a residence.
A place to live:
The fact or status of living or staying in a place while working, going to school, carrying out official duties, etc., esp. long enough to qualify for certain rights, privileges, etc.
Enter is defined as to come in, put in or get in.
(Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
The definition of a barb is a very strong insult or criticism.
To produce mechanically or without inspiration:
Drudge is defined as to do boring, meaningless, repetitive or dull work.
To work hard; toil:
The definition of a gibe is a jeer or a tease.
The definition of a taunt is a cruel or teasing remark.
The style in which a garment is cut:
An exploring or being explored
To discuss or explain something, especially in detail:
To convey or throw in a rough or hasty way, as if with a shovel:
Spade means to dig.
To dig out (earth, soil, etc.)
An unstratified, unconsolidated mass of boulders, pebbles, sand, and mud deposited by the movement or melting of a glacier. The size and shape of the sediments that constitute till vary widely.
To stir the earth
In a clean or nonpolluting manner:
To live or hide in or as in a burrow
To stir the earth
To stir the earth
To do away with; terminate:
To scatter (a pulverized substance) by or as by the use of a sieve
To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
(Law) Explanatory material, set forth in the complaint in an action for libel or slander, explaining the expressions alleged to be libelous or slanderous
To use a fork, as in working.
To dig beneath; excavate ground from under, so as to form a tunnel or mine
To force out the eye of (a person) with one's thumb.
To dredge is defined as to search for or clear out something by digging.
(Physics) To pass through a normally impassable barrier or insulator
(Informal) To dirty with or as with muck
(Slang) To supply with food.
To stir the earth
To remove (ore) from or mine by means of a stope.
To unburden; relieve:
To remove from a grave; disinter.
To use (land) as a quarry.
(--- Computers) To insert (a virus, for example) into a software program.
To flow or move into (a container or area), often to capacity:
To bury is defined as to place in the ground, cover up or hide.
The act of using words, gestures, images, or other products of expression to evoke laughter or contemptuous feelings regarding a person or thing:
Any of the distinct, numbered sections of a course, each including a tee, fairway, and green
(Scots) To be pleased.
The act of poking; jab; thrust; nudge
The hole, cut, etc. made with a punch
To remove from or as if from a tomb.
To remove from a grave, tomb, etc.; dig up; exhume
To work with a hoe.
A meson occurring either in a neutral form with a mass 264 times that of an electron and a mean lifetime of 8.4 × 10&spminus;17 seconds or in a positively or negatively charged form with a mass 273 times that of an electron and a mean lifetime of 2.6 × 10&spminus;8 seconds. The pion was once believed to be the particle that mediates the strong force , which holds nucleons together in the nucleus; it is now believed that the gluon is the mediator particle. Pions do interact with nucleons, however, and are able to transform neutrons into protons and vice versa.
To move violently and rapidly downward or forward
(Intransitive) To make a quip.
The definition of a compliment is the act of giving praise.
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
Excessive, untrue, or insincere praise; exaggerated compliment or attention
To observe and evaluate (a talented person), as for possible hiring.
To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
To move with a jolting rhythm:
To understand as having a certain meaning
(Intransitive) To think, believe, or be of opinion; to understand; to suppose.
To understand; comprehend.
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To recognize
To touch a person or thing
Courteous expressions of regard
A flippant or sarcastic remark
The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
A chance at odds; something to bet on:
A column or obelisk; also, the main, usually cylindrical, part between the ends of a column or pillar
The winning of all the tricks or all but one during the play of one hand in bridge and other whist-derived card games.
the site of an archeological exploration
The definition of cut into means to make an opening in, generally with something sharp.
(Colloquial) Completely, as part of the phrase beat hollow or beat all hollow.
To undergo the labor of childbirth.
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