Synonyms of excavate


1. excavate, unearth, uncover, bring out, unveil, reveal

usage: recover through digging; "Schliemann excavated Troy"; "excavate gold"

2. excavate, dig up, turn up, obtain

usage: find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden"

3. excavate, hollow, hollow out, core out

usage: form by hollowing; "Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University's rowing team"; "excavate a cavity"

4. excavate, dig, hollow, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"

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Definition and meaning of excavate (Dictionary)