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Detailed Translations for dig from English to Dutch


to dig verb (digs, dug, digging)

  1. to dig
    graven; delven
    • graven verb (graaf, graaft, groef, groeven, gegraven)
    • delven verb (delf, delft, delfde, delfden, gedelft)
  2. to dig (plough; plough up; convert; reform; break up)
    omspitten; omploegen; omwerken; spitten; ploegen; omgraven
    • omspitten verb (spit om, spitte om, spitten om, omgespit)
    • omploegen verb (ploeg om, ploegt om, ploegde om, ploegden om, omgeploegd)
    • omwerken verb (werk om, werkt om, werkte om, werkten om, omgewerkt)
    • spitten verb (spit, spitte, spitten, gespit)
    • ploegen verb (ploeg, ploegt, ploegde, ploegden, geploegd)
    • omgraven verb
  3. to dig (jab; poke; prod)
    porren; stoten; een por geven

Conjugations for dig:

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

Translation Matrix for dig:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
porren poking; prodding
stoten bumping; punching; thumping
- archeological site; barb; digging; excavation; gibe; jab; jibe; shaft; shot; slam
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
delven dig
een por geven dig; jab; poke; prod
graven dig dig out; dig up; excavate; exhume; expose; lay open; open up; unearth
omgraven break up; convert; dig; plough; plough up; reform
omploegen break up; convert; dig; plough; plough up; reform
omspitten break up; convert; dig; plough; plough up; reform
omwerken break up; convert; dig; plough; plough up; reform alter; change; modify; reform; reshape; rewrite
ploegen break up; convert; dig; plough; plough up; reform
porren dig; jab; poke; prod boost; encourage; push on
spitten break up; convert; dig; plough; plough up; reform
stoten dig; jab; poke; prod jolt; lurch; rock
- apprehend; compass; comprehend; cut into; delve; dig out; dig up; drudge; excavate; fag; get the picture; grasp; grind; grok; hollow; jab; labor; labour; moil; poke; prod; savvy; stab; toil; travail; turn over
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- get

Synonyms for "dig":

Related Definitions for "dig":

  1. the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow1
    • she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs1
  2. the act of digging1
  3. a small gouge (as in the cover of a book)1
    • the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover1
  4. an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect1
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets1
  5. the site of an archeological exploration1
    • they set up camp next to the dig1
  6. get the meaning of something1
  7. poke or thrust abruptly1
  8. turn up, loosen, or remove earth1
  9. remove the inner part or the core of1
  10. create by digging1
    • dig a hole1
  11. thrust down or into1
    • dig the oars into the water1
    • dig your foot into the floor1
  12. remove, harvest, or recover by digging1
    • dig salt1
    • dig coal1
  13. work hard1
    • She was digging away at her math homework1

Wiktionary Translations for dig:

  1. to move hard-packed earth out of the way
  1. archeological investigation
  1. gravend iets winnen
  2. een gat in de grond maken met de handen of met een graafwerktuig

Cross Translation:
dig graven; spitten; woelen creuser — Faire un trou, un orifice.

Related Translations for dig