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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To remove by digging or scooping out.

Usage examples (39)
  • The backhoe will excavate the ditches for the water pipes.
  • The mining company wants to excavate the hillside
  • That would be as if Muslims invaded Italy and tried to "excavate" the Sistine Chapel.
  • And then the Muslims started declaring that they needed to "excavate" under the Sistine Chapel. for more
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