To dig (out); hollow (out)
To obtain or unearth by digging:
To use a shovel
To dig up by or as by the roots; root out; uproot
Excavate is defined as to dig a hole, or to uncover and remove something from the ground.
(Intransitive) To dig, to excavate.
In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it.
Find another word for spading. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for spading, like: scooping, digging, shovelling, grubbing, excavating, delving and entering.