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Definitions of dig:
  • noun:   the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
    Example: "She gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
  • noun:   a small gouge (as in the cover of a book)
    Example: "The book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover"
  • noun:   the site of an archeological exploration
    Example: "They set up camp next to the dig"
  • noun:   the act of digging
  • noun:   an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    Example: "She takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
  • verb:   turn up, loosen, or remove earth
    Example: "Dig we must"
  • verb:   create by digging
    Example: "Dig a hole"
  • verb:   remove the inner part or the core of
  • verb:   get the meaning of something
  • verb:   poke or thrust abruptly
  • verb:   work hard
    Example: "She was digging away at her math homework"

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