Definitions For Dig


  • The act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
  • The act of digging
  • A small gouge (as in the cover of a book)
  • An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
  • The site of an archeological exploration
  • A push with a body part (such as your elbow) : a poke or thrust
  • A criticism or insult that is directed toward a particular person or group
  • A place where scientists try to find buried objects by digging ; also : the act of digging for buried objects


  • Get the meaning of something
  • Poke or thrust abruptly
  • Turn up, loosen, or remove earth
  • Remove the inner part or the core of
  • Create by digging
  • Thrust down or into
  • Remove, harvest, or recover by digging
  • Work hard
  • To move soil, sand, snow, etc., in order to create a hole
  • To form (a hole, tunnel, etc.) by removing soil, sand, snow, etc.
  • To uncover (something that is underground) by moving earth, soil, sand, etc.

Is Dig a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Dig is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Dig in a Sentence

  • Some animal has been digging in the garden.
  • They dug into the sand with their hands.
  • He dug down about 10 feet before he hit water.
  • She gave me a dig in the ribs to get my attention.
  • She participated in a dig last summer.

Synonyms for Dig

Antonyms for Dig

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