dig

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. shovel, spade, excavate, grub, delve; labor, speed; unearth; slang, enjoy (see pleasure). See concavity, exertion.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Insult]
Syn. gibe, taunt, innuendo, cut; see insult , ridicule .
2. [Excavation]
Syn. digging, archaeological expedition, exploration; see excavation 1 , expedition 2 , hole 2 , 3 .
v.
1. [To stir the earth]
Syn. delve, shovel, spade, mine, excavate, fork, elevate, channel, deepen, till, drive (a shaft), clean, undermine, burrow, dig out, dig down, depress, gouge, dredge, drill, bore, scoop out, tunnel, hollow out, clean out, muck*, grub, bulldoze, cat*, put a whirler to work, stope; see also shovel .
Ant. embed*, fill, bury.
2. [To remove by digging]
Syn. dig up, discover, uncover, bring to the surface, empty, exhume, unearth, turn up, produce, bring to light, excavate, quarry, dredge up, investigate, sift; see also harvest .
3. [*To like]
Syn. enjoy, love, groove on*; see like 1 , 2 .
4. [*To understand]
Syn. comprehend, recognize, follow; see understand 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
insult, crack, knock, cutting remark, wisecrack, *slap in the face, taunt, jeer, *low blow, barb.
ANT.: compliment, praise
II
v.
excavate, hollow out, shovel, spade, delve, hoe, scoop out, till, unearth, dredge, quarry, sift, root out, mine, exhume, *back-hoe.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To break, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example) with or as if with a tool: delve, excavate, grub, scoop, shovel, spade. See ENTER. 2. To make by digging: excavate, scoop, shovel. See MAKE. 3. To go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information: delve, explore, inquire, investigate, look into, probe, reconnoiter, scout1. See INVESTIGATE. 4. To find by investigation. Also used with out or up: turn up, uncover, unearth. See SHOW. 5. To cause to penetrate with force: drive, plunge, ram, run, sink, stab, stick, thrust. See PUT IN. 6. To thrust against or into: jab, jog, nudge, poke, prod. See TOUCH. 7. Slang. To perceive and recognize the meaning of: accept, apprehend, catch (on), compass, comprehend, conceive, fathom, follow, get, grasp, make out, read, see, sense, take, take in, understand. Informal: savvy. Chiefly British: twig. Scots: ken. Idioms: get (or have) a handle on, get the picture. See UNDERSTAND. 8. Slang. To receive pleasure from: enjoy, like1, relish, savor. Informal: go for. See LIKE. II noun 1. An act of thrusting into or against, as to attract attention: jab, jog, nudge, poke. See TOUCH. 2. A flippant or sarcastic remark: crack, quip. Slang: wisecrack. See RESPECT, WORDS. 3. Chiefly British. A building or shelter where one lives. Used in plural: abode, domicile, dwelling, habitation, home, house, lodging (often used in plural), place, residence. See PROTECTION.

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