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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. excavate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. excavate: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. excavate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. excavate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. excavate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. excavate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Excavate, excavate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. excavate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. excavate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. excavate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. excavate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. excavate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. excavate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. excavate: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. excavate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. excavate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Excavate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Excavate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. excavate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. excavate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Excavate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. excavate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. excavate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. excavate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. excavate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. excavate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. excavate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. excavate: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. excavate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. excavate: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. excavate: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  3. excavate: Bryological [home, info]
  4. Excavate: Glossary of Entomology [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. excavate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (excavate)

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

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