Definitions of excavate:
  • verb:   lay bare through digging
    Example: "Schliemann excavated Troy"
  • verb:   remove the inner part or the core of
    Example: "The mining company wants to excavate the hillsite"
  • verb:   form by hollowing
    Example: "Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University's rowing team"
  • verb:   find by digging in the ground

Related words...
Descriptive words...

Search for excavate at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See excavate used in context: 3 rhymes, several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2021 Datamuse