Definition of unearth
1 : to dig up out of or as if out of the earth : exhume <unearth treasure> <unearth an old photo album>
2 : to make known or public : bring to light <unearth a scandal>
Examples of unearth in a sentence
An old document was unearthed from the files.
They unearthed evidence that he had accepted bribes.
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UNEARTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unearth for English Language Learners
: to find (something) that was buried in the earth
: to find or discover (something) that was hidden or lost
UNEARTH Defined for Kids
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