3. Étudier ŕ fond.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: dug).
1. To create by digging, of cavities; SYN. dig out.
2. To turn up, loosen, or remove earth; SYN. delve, cut into, turn over.
1. To find by digging in the ground; SYN. dig up, turn up.
2. To remove the inner part or the core of; SYN. dig, hollow.
ETYM Dim. from nose. Related to Nozzle.
1. To dig out with the snout, of animals.
2. To rub noses; SYN. nose.
ETYM Old Eng. prien. Related to Peer to peep.
1. To move or force, esp. in an effort to get something open;,; SYN. prise, prize, lever, jimmy.
2. To search or inquire in a meddlesome way; SYN. nose, poke.
3. To make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry; SYN. prise.
4. To be nosey.
1. To go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way; SYN. go.
2. To ransack especially with the intent to steal
3. To steal and carry away
4. To engage in ransacking and stealing
5. To cut spiral grooves into the bore of
6. To propel (as a ball) with great force or speed
To search haphazardly
1. To pick out food or other material from among rubbish.
2. To feed on carrion or refuse; of some animals.
3. To clean refuse from
4. To remove unwanted substances from, as in chemistry; SYN. clean.
1. To collect or look around for (food); SYN. forage.
2. To obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling; SYN. cadge.
1. To search or seek; SYN. look.
2. To subject to a search
3. To try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; SYN. seek, look for.