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dig

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dig

  1. 1 a quick thrust gave him a dig in the ribs with my elbow Synonyms of dig dab, poke, jab, lungeWords Related to dig punch; stab, stick; push, shove; jam, jerk, jog, nudge

  2. 2 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings got in a couple of digs about lawyers at my friend's expense Synonyms of dig affront, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, insult, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, name, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slurWords Related to dig catcall, gibe (or jibe), jeer, mock, quip, sneer, taunt; abuse, invective, vituperation; disapproval, opprobrium; disgrace, dishonor, shame; attack, criticism, knock, slam, swipe; torment, tortureNear Antonyms of dig accolade, commendation, compliment; acclaim, applause, praise; adulation, flattery

  3. 3 digs pl  a room or set of rooms in a private house or a block used as a separate dwelling place check out my new digs on the north side of town Synonyms of dig diggings [chiefly British], digs, flat [chiefly British], lodgings, suite, tenementWords Related to dig bed-sitter (also bedsit or bed-sitting-room) [British], cohousing, condo, condominium, duplex, duplex apartment, efficiency, efficiency apartment, flatlet [British], floor-through, garden apartment, granny flat [chiefly British], maisonette, penthouse, railroad flat, salon, saloon [chiefly British], studio, studio apartment, triplex, walk-up; gallery, wing; apartment building, apartment house, tenement house


dig

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dig

  1. 1 to hollow out or form (something) by removing earth a backhoe dug a hole in the backyard to make a swimming pool Synonyms of dig excavate, shovel Words Related to dig dredge; burrow, claw, grub; dig in; scoop, spade; delve; mine, quarry Near Antonyms of dig fill (in); smooth (out or over)

  2. 2 to take pleasure in I really dig bluegrass music Synonyms of dig adore, delight (in), enjoy, fancy, get off (on), groove (on), like, love, rejoice (in), relish, revel (in), savor (also savour)Words Related to dig admire, appreciate, cherish, revere, venerate, worship; prize, treasure, value; devour, drink (in), eat (up), feast (on); dote (on), idolize; cotton (to), favor, prefer; indulge (in), luxuriate (in), wallow (in)Near Antonyms of dig abhor, abominate, detest, dislike, hate, loathe; condemn, despise, scorn

  3. 3 to have a clear idea of can you dig what I'm saying? Synonyms of dig appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, cotton (to or on to), decipher, decode, comprehend, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, see, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understandWords Related to dig absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierceNear Antonyms of dig misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misperceive, misread, mistake, misunderstandAntonyms of dig miss

  4. 4 to urge or push forward with or as if with a pointed object every time I slowed down, he'd dig me in the ribs Synonyms of dig prod, goad, spurWords Related to dig chuck, jab, jog, knock, nudge, poke; bore, drill, perforate, pierce, prick, punch, puncture, stab, stick; drive, hale, propel



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