dig up

Definitions of dig up
  1. verb
    find by digging in the ground
    “I dug up an old box in the garden”
    synonyms: excavate, turn up
    locate, turn up
    discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining
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    grub out, grub up
    dig up
    dig out with the snout
    disinter, exhume
    dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies
    type of:
    come into possession of
  2. verb
    remove, harvest, or recover by digging
    synonyms: dig, dig out
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    type of:
    excavate, unearth
    recover through digging
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