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UNEARTH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unearth mean? 

UNEARTH (verb)
  The verb UNEARTH has 2 senses:

1. bring to light
2. lay bare through digging

  Familiarity information: UNEARTH used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNEARTH (verb)


Sense 1unearth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bring to light

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Context example:

The CIA unearthed a plot to kill the President

Hypernyms (to "unearth" is one way to...):

locate; turn up (discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 2unearth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lay bare through digging

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

excavate; unearth

Context example:

Schliemann excavated Troy

Hypernyms (to "unearth" is one way to...):

bring out; reveal; uncover; unveil (make visible)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s Adjective


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