Definisi 'dig'
English to English
noun
1 the site of an archeological exploration
Example:
• they set up camp next to the dig
source: wordnet30
2 an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
Example:
• his parting shot was `drop dead'
• she threw shafts of sarcasm
• she takes a dig at me every chance she gets
source: wordnet30
3 a small gouge (as in the cover of a book)
Example:
• the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover
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4 the act of digging
Example:
• there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton
source: wordnet30
5 the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
Example:
• she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs
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6 A thrust; a punch; a poke; as, a dig in the side or the ribs. See Dig, v. t., 4.
source: webster1913
7 A tool for digging.
source: webster1913
verb
8 turn up, loosen, or remove earth
Example:
• Dig we must
• turn over the soil for aeration
source: wordnet30
9 create by digging
Example:
• dig a hole
• dig out a channel
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10 work hard
Example:
• She was digging away at her math homework
• Lexicographers drudge all day long
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11 remove, harvest, or recover by digging
Example:
• dig salt
• dig coal
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12 thrust down or into
Example:
• dig the oars into the water
• dig your foot into the floor
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13 remove the inner part or the core of
Example:
• the mining company wants to excavate the hillside
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14 poke or thrust abruptly
Example:
• he jabbed his finger into her ribs
source: wordnet30
15 get the meaning of something
Example:
• Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?
source: wordnet30
16 To turn up, or delve in, (earth) with a spade or a hoe; to open, loosen, or break up (the soil) with a spade, or other sharp instrument; to pierce, open, or loosen, as if with a spade.
source: webster1913
17 To work with a spade or other like implement; to do servile work; to delve.
source: webster1913
18 To work hard or drudge;
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
dig in, pitch in, dig out, dig up, excavate, jab, poke, prod, stab, cut into, digging, archaeology, archeology, remove, take, take away, withdraw, touch, touching, creating by removal, dent, ding, land site, understand, thrust, core out, cheap shot,
Related Word(s)
digging, dug, dig,

Other Related Word(s)
dag-dig-dug,


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