dig up

verb
dug up; digging up; digs up

Definition of dig up

First Known Use of dig up

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about dig up

Statistics for dig up

Time Traveler for dig up

The first known use of dig up was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on dig up

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for dig up

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with dig up

Nglish: Translation of dig up for Spanish Speakers

Comments on dig up

What made you want to look up dig up? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to speed up the process or progress of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Pass the Little Ribbons: A Pasta Word Quiz

  • pasta resembling wheels with spokes
  • Match the pasta to its meaning in English: Rotelle
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!