• Dig Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) A plodding and laborious student.
- (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.
- (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.
- (v. i.) To work like a digger; to study ploddingly and laboriously.
- (v. t.) To thrust; to poke.
- (v. t.) To get by digging; as, to dig potatoes, or gold.
- (n.) A thrust; a punch; a poke; as, a dig in the side or the ribs. See Dig, v. t., 4.
- (v. i.) To work with a spade or other like implement; to do servile work; to delve.
- (v. i.) To take ore from its bed, in distinction from making excavations in search of ore.
- (n.) = Gouge.
- (v. i.) To work hard or drudge;
- (n.) A tool for digging.
- (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.
- (n.) An amount to be dug.
- (v. i.) To study ploddingly and laboriously.
- (n.) An act of digging.
• Digression Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A turning aside from the right path; transgression; offense.
- (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.
- (n.) The elongation, or angular distance from the sun; -- said chiefly of the inferior planets.
• Digitipartite Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Parted like the fingers.