DIG MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Dig Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) A plodding and laborious student.
  2. (v. t.) To turn up, or delve in, (earth) with a spade or a hoe; to open, loosen, or break up (the soil) with a spade, or other sharp instrument; to pierce, open, or loosen, as if with a spade.
  3. (v. t.) To hollow out, as a well; to form, as a ditch, by removing earth; to excavate; as, to dig a ditch or a well.
  4. (v. i.) To work like a digger; to study ploddingly and laboriously.
  5. (v. t.) To thrust; to poke.
  6. (v. t.) To get by digging; as, to dig potatoes, or gold.
  7. (n.) A thrust; a punch; a poke; as, a dig in the side or the ribs. See Dig, v. t., 4.
  8. (v. i.) To work with a spade or other like implement; to do servile work; to delve.
  9. (v. i.) To take ore from its bed, in distinction from making excavations in search of ore.
  10. (n.) = Gouge.
  11. (v. i.) To work hard or drudge;
  12. (n.) A tool for digging.
  13. (v. i.) Of a tool: To cut deeply into the work because ill set, held at a wrong angle, or the like, as when a lathe tool is set too low and so sprung into the work.
  14. (n.) An amount to be dug.
  15. (v. i.) To study ploddingly and laboriously.
  16. (n.) An act of digging.


Synonyms:
Apprehend, Barb, Compass, Comprehend, Delve, Digging, Drudge, Excavate, Excavation, Fag, Gibe, Grasp, Grind, Hollow, Jab, Jibe, Labor, Moil, Poke, Prod, Savvy, Shaft, Shot, Slam, Stab, Toil, Travail,

• Digression Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A turning aside from the right path; transgression; offense.
  2. (n.) The act of digressing or deviating, esp. from the main subject of a discourse; hence, a part of a discourse deviating from its main design or subject.
  3. (n.) The elongation, or angular distance from the sun; -- said chiefly of the inferior planets.


Synonyms:
Aside, Deflection, Deflexion, Deviation, Divagation, Diversion, Excursion, Excursus, Parenthesis,

• Digitipartite Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Parted like the fingers.


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