To dig up.
To try to find something; search.
To explore (a wound, etc.) with a probe
To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.
(Archaic) To keep after; harass
Find another word for ferret-out. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ferret-out, like: unearth, search out, track down, discover, hunt, chase-down, dig out, dig-up, hunt down, probe and root out.