how to pronounce dig

dɪɡ

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meanings of dig

noun:

  1. A cutting, sarcastic remark.
  2. A thrust; a poke.
  3. A rare or interesting vinyl record bought second-hand.
  4. Dwarf irregular galaxy.
  5. Initialism of dwarf irregular galaxy.
  6. A plodding and laborious student.
  7. Digoxin.
  8. An archeological or paleontological investigation, or the site where such an investigation is taking place.
  9. A tool for digging.
  10. A defensive pass of the ball that has been attacked by the opposing team.

verb:

  1. To understand or show interest in.
  2. To investigate, to research, often followed by out or up.
  3. To appreciate, or like.
  4. To work like a digger; to study ploddingly and laboriously.
  5. To defend against an attack hit by the opposing team by successfully passing the ball.
  6. To move hard-packed earth out of the way, especially downward to make a hole with a shovel. Or to drill, or the like, through rocks, roads, or the like. More generally, to make any similar hole by moving material out of the way.
  7. To get by digging; to take from the ground; often with up.
  8. To thrust; to poke.
  9. To take ore from its bed, in distinction from making excavations in search of ore.

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