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Antonyms for dig up

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Princeton's WordNet

  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. Ben McAdams:

    Before making any judgments, I want to know the facts of what occurred between the President and Ukraine, i share Sen. (Mitt) Romney's view that If the President used his position to pressure a foreign power to dig up dirt on a rival for his own personal gain, it would be deeply troubling. I believe it would be a betrayal of the loyalty owed to our country and the Constitution.

  2. Herman Cain:

    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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. John Manly:

    We were already aware that MSU has hired private investigators to dig up dirt on Nassar’s victims and this is one more indication that John Engler and the MSU Board of Trustees continues to treat survivors as the enemy.

How to pronounce dig up?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say dig up in sign language?

  1. digup

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