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Synonyms for dig

delve

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like

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understand

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cutting remark

rented accommodation

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dig in

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dig into something

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dig something or someone out: excavate

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dig something or someone out: find

dig something or someone up: unearth

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Synonyms for dig

to break, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example) with or as if with a tool

to make by digging

to go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information

to find by investigation

to cause to penetrate with force

to thrust against or into

to receive pleasure from

an act of thrusting into or against, as to attract attention

a flippant or sarcastic remark

a building or shelter where one lives

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the site of an archeological exploration

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

a small gouge (as in the cover of a book)

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the act of digging

the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow

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create by digging

remove, harvest, or recover by digging

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thrust down or into

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remove the inner part or the core of

poke or thrust abruptly

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And, if these documents turn out to be forgeries - as I'm sure they they will - it wouldn't be the first time that a newspaper reporter desperate to dig the dirt ended up with egg all over his face.
Her old adversary, Chief Supt Fergusson (Struan Rodger), hired her to dig the dirt on his daughter's shady GP boyfriend.
THE Secret Life Of The Family (BBC1) used microscopic cameras to dig the dirt on One Foot In The Grave actress Janine Duvitski and her brood.
A chance to dig the dirt on the dirt-diggers and slip in a few gags on the way.
A team of gardeners is to dig the dirt on BBC newsreader Anne Mackenzie.
She warned him he was a danger because the police were pressuring his mum to dig the dirt on recently released Fraser - and got a mouthful of abuse from Det Con McKenna.