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1. excavate

verb. ['ˈɛkskəˌveɪt'] form by hollowing.

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • core out

Antonyms

  • full
  • solid
  • hollowness

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Words that Rhyme with Excavate

  • activate
  • aggravate
  • captivate
  • cultivate
  • deactivate
  • elevate
  • inactivate
  • innovate
  • innovate
  • motivate
  • reactivate
  • renovate
  • salivate

Example sentences of the word excavate


1. Verb, base form
A badger will excavate more than one den and alternate between each every two or three days.

2. excavate

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • walk
  • stay in place
  • pull
  • attract

3. excavate

verb. ['ˈɛkskəˌveɪt'] recover through digging.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • dig out
  • unearth
  • dig up
  • unveil
  • bring out
  • uncover

Antonyms

  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse
  • ionate

4. excavate

verb. ['ˈɛkskəˌveɪt'] find by digging in the ground.

Synonyms

  • disinter
  • dig up
  • turn up
  • exhume
  • locate
  • nuzzle
  • grub out
  • obtain

Antonyms

  • unreverberant
  • pack
  • dock
  • burden
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