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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To bring up out of the earth; dig up.
  • transitive verb To bring to public notice; uncover.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In electricity, to break the ground connection of a circuit; to insulate from electrical contact with the earth.
  • To drive or bring forth from an earth or burrow; drive from any underground hole or burrow; draw from the earth.
  • To uncover from the earth; dig out of the ground; exhume, as fossils; exfodiate.
  • To bring to light; discover; find out; disclose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To drive or draw from the earth; hence, to uncover; to bring out from concealment; to bring to light; to disclose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To drive or draw from the earth.
  • verb To uncover or find; to bring out from concealment; to bring to light; to disclose.
  • verb To dig up.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb bring to light
  • verb recover through digging

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