English to French:   more detail...
  1. excavation:
  2. excavate:
  3. Wiktionary:


Detailed Translations for excavation from English to French


excavation [the ~] noun

  1. the excavation (exhumation; digging up)
    le déterrement; l'exhumation; la fouille
  2. the excavation (digging up)
    le déterrement; la fouille

Translation Matrix for excavation:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
déterrement digging up; excavation; exhumation
exhumation digging up; excavation; exhumation
fouille digging up; excavation; exhumation burrowing; dragging; drudgery; earthwork; frisk; frisking; groundwork; grubbing; lugging; patrol; rooting; search; searching; searching for; visitation
- archeological site; dig; digging; mining
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- hollowing out

Related Words for "excavation":

Synonyms for "excavation":

Related Definitions for "excavation":

  1. the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth1
  2. the act of digging1
    • there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton1
  3. a hole in the ground made by excavating1
  4. the site of an archeological exploration1

Wiktionary Translations for excavation:

  1. archaeological excavation
  1. action de creuser un terrain.
  2. Ouverture dans la terre

Cross Translation:
excavation exhumation opgraving — archeologische vindplaats


to excavate verb (excavates, excavated, excavating)

  1. to excavate (dig up; dig out; exhume; )
    exhumer; déterrer
    • exhumer verb (exhume, exhumes, exhumons, exhumez, )
    • déterrer verb (déterre, déterres, déterrons, déterrez, )
  2. to excavate (exhume)
    creuser; approfondir; défoncer
    • creuser verb (creuse, creuses, creusons, creusez, )
    • approfondir verb (approfondis, approfondit, approfondissons, approfondissez, )
    • défoncer verb (défonce, défonces, défonçons, défoncez, )

Conjugations for excavate:

  1. excavate
  2. excavate
  3. excavates
  4. excavate
  5. excavate
  6. excavate
simple past
  1. excavated
  2. excavated
  3. excavated
  4. excavated
  5. excavated
  6. excavated
present perfect
  1. have excavated
  2. have excavated
  3. has excavated
  4. have excavated
  5. have excavated
  6. have excavated
past continuous
  1. was excavating
  2. were excavating
  3. was excavating
  4. were excavating
  5. were excavating
  6. were excavating
  1. shall excavate
  2. will excavate
  3. will excavate
  4. shall excavate
  5. will excavate
  6. will excavate
continuous present
  1. am excavating
  2. are excavating
  3. is excavating
  4. are excavating
  5. are excavating
  6. are excavating
  1. be excavated
  2. be excavated
  3. be excavated
  4. be excavated
  5. be excavated
  6. be excavated
  1. excavate!
  2. let's excavate!
  3. excavated
  4. excavating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for excavate:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
creuser browsing through; concentrating on
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
approfondir excavate; exhume deepen; explore in depth; fathom; get at the root of; get to the bottom; make more profound; see through; study in depth
creuser excavate; exhume deepen; dig; dig on; explore in depth; hollow out; make more profound; scoop out; study in depth
défoncer excavate; exhume push open
déterrer dig out; dig up; excavate; exhume; expose; lay open; open up; unearth bring out; dig up; dredge up; hunt out; pick up; show
exhumer dig out; dig up; excavate; exhume; expose; lay open; open up; unearth
- dig; dig up; hollow; turn up; unearth

Related Words for "excavate":

Synonyms for "excavate":

Related Definitions for "excavate":

  1. remove the inner part or the core of1
    • the mining company wants to excavate the hillside1
  2. form by hollowing1
    • Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University's rowing team1
    • excavate a cavity1
  3. find by digging in the ground1
  4. recover through digging1
    • Schliemann excavated Troy1
    • excavate gold1

Wiktionary Translations for excavate:

  1. to make a hole in (something); to hollow

Cross Translation:
excavate déterrer; creuser auskoffern — (transitiv) insbesondere im Straßenbau: einen vertieften Raum durch Aushebung von Erdreich herstellen, der die tragende Packlage oder Steinschüttung [oder etwas Ähnliches] aufnimmt

Related Translations for excavation