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Synonyms for excavateˈɛks kəˌveɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excavate, unearth(verb)

    recover through digging

    Synonyms:
    hollow, dig up, unearth, dig, turn up, excavate

  2. excavate, dig up, turn up(verb)

    find by digging in the ground

    Synonyms:
    dig, turn up, hollow, turn out, fold up, dig up, locate, fold, surface, excavate, come out, come on, show up, dig out, unearth, prove

  3. excavate(verb)

    form by hollowing

    Synonyms:
    hollow, dig up, unearth, dig, turn up

  4. excavate, dig, hollow(verb)

    remove the inner part or the core of

    Synonyms:
    stab, dig, cut into, prod, grind, travail, core out, turn over, jab, delve, hollow, labour, savvy, excavate, comprehend, compass, poke, apprehend, get the picture, grok, unearth, turn up, labor, dig out, grasp, hollow out, drudge, moil, toil, dig up

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. excavate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    hollow, hollow out, scoop out, dig out, cut out

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