Synonyms and Antonyms of excavate

  1. to hollow out or form (something) by removing earth workmen are excavating a long tunnel that will eventually replace the aboveground expressway Synonyms dig, shovelRelated Words dredge; burrow, claw, grub; dig in; scoop, spade; delve; mine, quarryNear Antonyms fill (in); smooth (out or over)

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