dig out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theydig out
he/she/itdigs out
present participledigging out
past tensedug out
past participledug out
  1. 1
    to get something out of a place or out of the ground by digging

    Rescuers are still digging people out of the rubble.

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  2. 2
    to find something that you have not used or seen for a long time

    I’ll dig out my old college notes later.

  3.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to accelerate rapidly in a vehicle

    You can really dig out in that Corvette!

    Submitted by FED from United States on 02/09/2016
See also main entry: dig