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KK Pronunciation

〔 dIg 〕


〔 diɡ 〕

Overview of noun dig

The noun dig has 5 senses

  • dig, excavation, archeological site -- (the site of an archeological exploration; "they set up camp next to the dig")

  • shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe -- (an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets")

  • dig -- (a small gouge (as in the cover of a book); "the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover")

  • excavation, digging, dig -- (the act of digging; "there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton")

  • dig, jab -- (the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs")

Overview of verb dig

The verb dig has 8 senses

  • dig, delve, cut into, turn over -- (turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration")

  • dig, dig out -- (create by digging; "dig a hole"; "dig out a channel")

  • labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil -- (work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long")

  • dig, dig up, dig out -- (remove, harvest, or recover by digging; "dig salt"; "dig coal")

  • dig -- (thrust down or into; "dig the oars into the water"; "dig your foot into the floor")

  • excavate, dig, hollow -- (remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside")

  • jab, prod, stab, poke, dig -- (poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs")

  • grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend -- (get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?")