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Synonyms for excavation
ˌɛks kəˈveɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excavation, digging, dig(noun)

    the act of digging

    "there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton"

    Synonyms:
    barb, dig, jab, slam, shot, shaft, archeological site, digging, jibe, gibe, mining

  2. dig, excavation, archeological site(noun)

    the site of an archeological exploration

    "they set up camp next to the dig"

    Synonyms:
    barb, dig, jab, slam, shot, shaft, archeological site, digging, jibe, gibe, mining

  3. excavation(noun)

    a hole in the ground made by excavating

    Synonyms:
    digging, dig, archeological site, mining

  4. mining, excavation(noun)

    the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth

    Synonyms:
    digging, minelaying, archeological site, dig, mining

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. excavation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    excavating

  2. excavation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cutting, cavity, hollow

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    excavated, digging, exhumation, dig, drilling, searches, excavator, search, pit

How to pronounce excavation?

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