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Definition of Dig


  1. 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.
  2. To get by digging; as, to dig potatoes, or gold.
  3. 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. To thrust; to poke.
  5. To work with a spade or other like implement; to do servile work; to delve.
  6. To take ore from its bed, in distinction from making excavations in search of ore.
  7. To work like a digger; to study ploddingly and laboriously.
  8. A thrust; a punch; a poke; as, a dig in the side or the ribs. See Dig, v. t., 4.
  9. A plodding and laborious student.
  10. To work hard or drudge;
  11. To study ploddingly and laboriously.
  12. 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.
  13. A tool for digging.
  14. An act of digging.
  15. An amount to be dug.
  16. = Gouge.

Dig Quotations

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.
Chantal Sutherland

Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works.
Steve Jobs

While seeking revenge, dig two graves - one for yourself.
Douglas Horton

Make New Year's goals. Dig within, and discover what you would like to have happen in your life this year. This helps you do your part. It is an affirmation that you're interested in fully living life in the year to come.
Melody Beattie

Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig. - Marcus Aurelius
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
Marcus Aurelius
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Dig Translations

dig in Danish is grave
dig in Dutch is opgraven, rooien
dig in Finnish is kaivaa
dig in French is creusez, creusons, creusent, creuser
dig in German is graben
dig in Norwegian is grave
dig in Spanish is cavar
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