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Verb: dig up
  1. Find by digging in the ground
    "I dug up an old box in the garden";
    - excavate, turn up
  2. Remove, harvest, or recover by digging
    "dig up salt";
    - dig, dig out
  3. Recover through digging
    - excavate, unearth
  4. Find, discover or bring to light after significant investigation or search
    - unearth

Derived forms: digging up, digs up, dug up

Type of: bring out, locate, obtain, reveal, turn up, unveil