To dig up.
To explore (a wound, etc.) with a probe
To try to find something; search.
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, probe, track down, sniff-out, smoke-out, hunt, chase-down, dig out, dig-up, hunt down and root out.