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1. mine

noun. ['ˈmaɪn'] excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted.

Synonyms

  • copper mine
  • pit
  • shaft
  • sulphur mine
  • adit
  • gold mine
  • strip mine
  • silver mine
  • mineshaft
  • coal mine
  • excavation
  • colliery
  • coalpit
  • goldmine
  • salt mine

Etymology

  • min (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Mine

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  • bornstein
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  • sharp-sign
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  • redesign
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  • leontine
  • vanduyne
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  • vandine
  • recline
  • reassign
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  • hot-line
  • gourdine
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Example sentences of the word mine


1. Adjective
Some mine workers may need vocational training, especially if they specialize in a trade skill.

2. Noun, singular or mass
I have made some of the shell strings 3 feet long for some of mine.

Quotes containing the word mine


1. Maybe the bar is low, but most of the strips that are 50, 60, 70 years old that are on their second or third generation of artists, the humor is pretty bland. There are others by people that were raised on 'Family Guy' or 'South Park' that are edgier. Mine's not as edgy as those, but it's edgier than 'Beetle Bailey.'
- Stephan Pastis

2. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
- Emily Bronte

3. A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.
- William J. Clinton

2. surface-mine

verb. extract (ore) from a strip-mine.

Synonyms

  • surface mine
  • mine

3. run-of-the-mine

adjective. not special in any way.

Synonyms

  • mine run
  • ordinary
  • unexceptional

Antonyms

  • unusual
  • uncommon
  • extraordinariness
  • layman

4. mine

noun. ['ˈmaɪn'] explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel.

Synonyms

  • floating mine
  • marine mine
  • booby trap
  • land mine
  • explosive device

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • deposit
  • ride
  • obey

Etymology

  • min (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. mine

verb. ['ˈmaɪn'] get from the earth by excavation.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • cut into
  • surface mine
  • turn over
  • exploit
  • surface-mine
  • delve
  • strip mine

Etymology

  • min (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. mine

verb. ['ˈmaɪn'] lay mines.

Synonyms

  • reinforce
  • reenforce

Etymology

  • min (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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