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English verb: dig out

1. dig out (perception) remove, harvest, or recover by digging


SamplesDig salt.
Dig coal.


Synonymsdig, dig up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)excavate, unearth

2. dig out (contact) dig out from underneath earth or snow


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)disengage, free

3. dig out (contact) create by digging


SamplesDig a hole.
Dig out a channel.


Synonymsdig


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)core out, hollow, hollow out


Narrower (hyponym)dibble, lift, trench


Entailremove, take, take away, withdraw









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