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1. dig

verb. ['ˈdɪg'] turn up, loosen, or remove earth.

Synonyms

  • delve
  • rut
  • cut into
  • root
  • trowel
  • burrow
  • rout
  • spade
  • rootle
  • tunnel
  • furrow
  • remove
  • turn over
  • groove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse

Etymology

  • diggen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Dig

  • mcquigg
  • isgrigg
  • sprigg
  • renege
  • zbig
  • whig
  • twigg
  • twig
  • trygg
  • trigg
  • trig
  • swig
  • stig
  • quigg
  • prigge
  • prig
  • grigg
  • brig
  • zig
  • wigg
  • wig
  • vig
  • tig
  • sigg
  • sig
  • rigg
  • rig
  • pigg
  • pig
  • nigg

How do you pronounce dig?

Pronounce dig as dɪg.

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Sentences with dig


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Most frogs dig a small but deep burrow in mud or sand for estivation.

2. Verb, base form
Depending on the age of the plant, you may not be able to dig out the entire root.

Quotes about dig


1. If you don't work hard, then you aren't going to have the success that you want. But if you work hard and dig in, then you are going to have the success that you want.
- Willow Smith

2. The lust and attraction are often a given in a romance novel - I want to dig into the elements of true friendship that form a foundation for a solid, gonna-last-forever romantic relationship.
- Suzanne Brockmann

3. I haven't any right to criticize books, and I don't do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticize Jane Austen, but her books madden me so that I can't conceal my frenzy from the reader; and therefore I have to stop every time I begin. Every time I read Pride and Prejudice I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.
- Mark Twain

2. dig

verb. ['ˈdɪg'] create by digging.

Synonyms

  • dibble
  • trench
  • core out
  • hollow
  • remove
  • withdraw
  • hollow out
  • take
  • lift
  • take away

Antonyms

  • muzzle
  • hire
  • appear
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • diggen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. dig

verb. ['ˈdɪg'] get the meaning of something.

Synonyms

  • get onto
  • get wise
  • grok
  • comprehend
  • cotton on
  • digest
  • tumble
  • intuit
  • catch on
  • savvy
  • figure
  • get the picture
  • get it
  • twig
  • compass
  • apprehend
  • grasp
  • latch on

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • anestrus
  • descendant
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • diggen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. dig

verb. ['ˈdɪg'] poke or thrust abruptly.

Synonyms

  • poke
  • thrust
  • prod
  • jab

Antonyms

  • victory
  • unfold
  • pack
  • dock

Etymology

  • diggen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. dig

verb. ['ˈdɪg'] remove the inner part or the core of.

Synonyms

  • trench
  • drive
  • hollow
  • excavate
  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string
  • bridle

Etymology

  • diggen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. dig

noun. ['ˈdɪg'] the site of an archeological exploration.

Synonyms

  • excavation
  • land site
  • archeological site

Antonyms

  • majority
  • minority
  • ground
  • incapability

Etymology

  • diggen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. dig

verb. ['ˈdɪg'] work hard.

Synonyms

  • toil
  • labour
  • do work
  • fag
  • moil
  • work
  • grind
  • travail
  • drudge

Antonyms

  • go
  • obviate
  • dishonor
  • refuse

Etymology

  • diggen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. dig

noun. ['ˈdɪg'] the act of digging.

Synonyms

  • creating by removal
  • digging

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • integrate
  • stay

Etymology

  • diggen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. dig

noun. ['ˈdɪg'] an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.

Synonyms

  • barb
  • shaft
  • comment
  • jibe
  • cheap shot
  • remark
  • input
  • gibe
  • shot

Antonyms

  • divide
  • multiply
  • differentiate
  • add

Etymology

  • diggen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. dig

verb. ['ˈdɪg'] thrust down or into.

Antonyms

  • open

Etymology

  • diggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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