excavate

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excavate /ˈɛkskəˌveɪt/ verb
excavates; excavated; excavating
excavate
/ˈɛkskəˌveɪt/
verb
excavates; excavated; excavating
Learner's definition of EXCAVATE
[+ object]
: to uncover (something) by digging away and removing the earth that covers it
: to dig a large hole in (something)
: to form (a hole, tunnel, etc.) by digging
: to dig out and remove (dirt, soil, etc.)

— excavation

/ˌɛkskəˈveɪʃən/ noun, plural excavations [count, noncount]
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