Synonyms of 'excavate'

bore, burrow, clear, cut out, deepen, delve, depress, deracinate, dig, Dike, disclose, disentangle, disinter, dive, draw, draw out, dredge, drill, drive, eradicate, evolve, excise, exhume, expose, exsect, extract, extricate, furrow, gouge, groove, grub, countersink, lower, mine, pick out, pull, pull out, quarry, remove, reveal, root out, sap, scoop, Scrabble, scrape, scratch, shovel, sink, spade, take out, trench, trough, tunnel, uncover, unearth, unravel, uproot, weed out, withdraw