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dredge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dredge

  1. to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something I've been dredging my memory bank, and I simply can't remember her name Synonyms of dredge comb, dig (through), search, hunt (through), rake, ransack, rifle, rummage, scour, sort (through), trollWords Related to dredge frisk, pat down, shake down; audit, check (out), examine, inspect, investigate, review, scan, scrutinize, survey; ascertain, descry, detect, determine, discover, ferret (out), find, find out, get, hit (on or upon), learn, locate, run down, scare up, track (down); grub (about), poke (around); explore, probe, prospect, skirmish, snoop; browse, glance (over), look over; peruse, studyNear Antonyms of dredge hide; abandon, lose; ignore, neglect



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