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digging, present participle; dug, past participle; dug, past tense; digs, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Break up and move earth with a tool or machine, or with hands, paws, snout, etc
    • - the boar had been digging for roots
    • - she had to dig the garden
    • - authorities cause chaos by digging up roads
  2. Make (a hole, grave, etc.) by breaking up and moving earth in such a way
    • - he took a spade and dug a hole
    • - the newly dug grave
  3. Extract from the ground by breaking up and moving earth
    • - they dug up fossils of an animal about the size of a turkey
  4. (of a soldier) Protect oneself by making a trench or similar ground defense

  5. Used to encourage someone to start eating with gusto and have as much as they want
    • - put the sausage on top of the polenta; then dig in
  6. Push or poke something in or into
    • - he dug his hands into his pockets
  7. Excavate (an archaeological site)
    • - apart from digging a site, recording evidence is important
  8. Bring out something that is hidden or has been stored for a long time
    • - they dug out last year's notes
  9. Find money from (somewhere)
    • - members have to dig deep into their pockets
  10. Search or rummage in a specified place
    • - Catherine dug into her handbag and produced her card
  11. Engage in research; conduct an investigation
    • - a professional digging for information
    • - he had no compunction about digging into her private affairs
  12. Discover information after a search or investigation
    • - have you dug up any information on the captain?
  13. Like, appreciate, or understand
    • - I really dig heavy rock
  1. An act or spell of digging
    • - a thorough dig of the whole plot
  2. An archaeological excavation

  3. A push or poke with one's elbow, finger, etc
    • - Ginnie gave her sister a dig in the ribs
  4. A remark intended to mock or criticize
    • - this was a cruel dig at Jenny

  1. the site of an archeological exploration; "they set up camp next to the dig"
  2. turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"
  3. create by digging; "dig a hole"; "dig out a channel"
  4. shot: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
  5. a small gouge (as in the cover of a book); "the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover"
  6. labor: work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
  7. ABC DiG is a digital radio service operated by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation which began in November 2002 , emerging from formats developed by Bill Gates and Phil Cullen at ABC Coast FM, which broadcast an Adult Alternative music format and was for many years ABC Radio's only ...
  8. DiG! is a 2004 documentary film directed by Ondi Timoner, and produced by Ondi Timoner, Vasco Nunes and David Timoner. ...
  9. Dig? is the second album by Bill Bruford's Earthworks, featuring Django Bates, Iain Ballamy and Tim Harries. It was released on EG Records in 1989.
  10. Dig is the fourth album by alternative rock band Adam Again.
  11. Dig is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.
  12. Dig is the debut album by the Canadian alternative rock band I Mother Earth, released by Capitol and EMI on August 10, 1993. It went gold in Canada in its initial run, and today stands at platinum in Canada. It also won a Juno Award in 1994 for Best Hard Rock Album.
  13. An archeological investigation; To move hard-packed earth out of the way, especially downward to make a hole with a shovel. Or to drill etc. through rocks, roads, etc; To research a particular subject
  14. (digging) The action performed by a person or thing that digs
  15. (digs) (colloquial) Lodgings. From diggings
  16. (DIGGING) Working hard to expose or bury something; getting to the bottom of an issue / Making trouble for yourself; overextending yourself; cutting remarks
  17. (Digging) Alex writes: What can I do to stop my golden retriever from digging? My garden is a mess.
  18. (Digging) All trees are machine-dug to the American Standard for Nursery Stock (ANSI Z60.1) specifications, wrapped in burlap and placed in a wire basket. Hand-digging is available for larger trees.
  19. (Digging) Could mean you are hiding something or in search of something or parts of yourself.
  20. (Digging) To dream of digging, denotes that you will never be in want, but life will be an uphill affair. ...
  21. (Digging) To row with the oar too deeply into the water, resulting in loss of power. The blade should stay just below the water’s surface.
  22. (digging (a pedal)) a cyclist hitting a pedal on the ground while leaning in a turn.
  23. (digging) ¤ I am a too dee sprite and..., by olivier
  24. (Digs) a term used by floor refinishers for edger gouges.
  25. (Digs) Digital cash, especially the kind used on the Market that is backed by the "diggers" group.