1. To move hard-packed earth out of the way, especially downward to make a hole with a shovel. We had to dig a hole to plant the tree.
2. To learn or discover by careful research or investigation; dig up evidence by hard work. We had dig the truth out of her.
3. To poke or prod. She dug me in the ribs in fun.

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Shown are two boys digging at the beach