Synonyms of excavate in English:

excavate


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verb

1‘the animal has excavated a narrow tunnel’

SYNONYMS
dig, dig out, hollow out, scoop out, gouge, cut out, bore, burrow, tunnel, sink
quarry, mine

2‘numerous artefacts have been excavated’

SYNONYMS
unearth, dig up, bring out of the ground, bring to the surface, uncover, reveal
disinter, exhume
rare unbury