1. The site of an archeological exploration (synset 108567651)
    "they set up camp next to the dig"
  2. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (synset 106780713)
    "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
  3. A small gouge (as in the cover of a book) (synset 104700905)
    "the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover"
  4. The act of digging (synset 100943790)
    "there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton"
  5. The act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow (synset 100136131)
    "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
  1. Turn up, loosen, or remove earth (synset 201312361)
    "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"
  2. Create by digging (synset 201313763)
    "dig a hole"; "dig out a channel"
  3. Work hard (synset 202424873)
    "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
  4. Remove, harvest, or recover by digging (synset 202148219)
    "dig salt"; "dig coal"
  5. Thrust down or into (synset 201903550)
    "dig the oars into the water"; "dig your foot into the floor"
  6. Remove the inner part or the core of (synset 201313320)
    "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"
  7. Poke or thrust abruptly (synset 201232540)
    "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
  8. Get the meaning of something (synset 200589616)
    "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

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