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Antonyms for dig up

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  1. excavate, dig up, turn up(verb)

    find by digging in the ground

    "I dug up an old box in the garden"

    Synonyms:
    dig, turn up, hollow, turn out, fold up, locate, fold, surface, excavate, come out, come on, show up, dig out, unearth, prove

  2. dig, dig up, dig out(verb)

    remove, harvest, or recover by digging

    "dig salt"; "dig coal"

    Synonyms:
    stab, savvy, cut into, prod, grind, travail, turn over, jab, delve, hollow, labour, compass, comprehend, poke, apprehend, get the picture, turn up, grok, toil, excavate, labor, dig out, grasp, moil, dig, drudge

How to use dig up in a sentence?

  1. Frank Hargrave:

    An investigation in 1522 suggested that he was corrupt with stories that he had fathered a son ‘with a club foot’ within the local community although these kinds of stories were often fabricated by Henry’s commissioners as they were encouraged to dig up as much dirt as they could, probably to help the dangerous situation in the northwest, a local aristocrat, Sir William Brereton managed to have the Abbot’s death sentence cancelled and he and his canons were pensioned off with the closure of Norton Abbey.

  2. Stephen Moore:

    If my nomination is about my views on the economy and my record on the economy, I'll win 60 votes, if it's about some things I wrote 20 years ago, and there's five full time investigative reporters looking at everything I've written, everything I've ever said, and they'll dig up stuff and people will think I'm some kind of scoundrel. In that case, I'll probably lose.

  3. Josh Mogerman:

    It's an ongoing race that cities all over the country are constantly needing to dig up and replace and fix that infrastructure.

  4. Herman Cain:

    You better believe that the people who hate me, who do not like conservatism, Republicans, are already digging up all of the negative stuff that's in stories from eight years ago, so be it. Let them go back and dig up eight-year-old stuff. I will be able to explain it this time where they wouldn't let me explain it the last time.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    We had a major American political party hire a foreign national, Christopher Steele, to dig up dirt on an American presidential candidate, as if that was not bad enough, the foreign national compiled an unverified dossier that was then used by The FBI to obtain a warrant against an American citizen and surveil an American presidential campaign.

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Alex
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Karen
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