the site of an archeological exploration
- "they set up camp next to the dig"
- "She was digging away at her math homework"
- "He dug into his pocket and took out a cigarette"
- "You've got to dig a little deeper"
- "The soldiers were digging trenches"
- "He dug me in the ribs"
- "She dug her foot in the ground"
- "I dug my fork into a juicy piece of chicken"
turn up, loosen, or remove earth create by digging, of cavities.
- "dig a hole"
- "Dig we must"