dig out

verb

Definition of dig out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  find, unearth

  3. 2 :  to make hollow by digging

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  take off 1a

Examples of dig out in a Sentence

  1. she dug her old art supplies out of the basement

  2. without saying where she was going, the young woman dug out early the next morning

First Known Use of dig out

14th century



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