What does unearth mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unearthverb

    bring to light

    "The CIA unearthed a plot to kill the President"

  2. excavate, unearthverb

    recover through digging

    "Schliemann excavated Troy"; "excavate gold"


  1. unearthverb

    To drive or draw from the earth.

  2. unearthverb

    To uncover or find; to bring out from concealment; to bring to light; to disclose.

    to unearth a secret

  3. unearthverb

    To dig up.


  1. Unearth

    Unearth is an American metalcore band from Boston, Massachusetts. Formed in 1998, the group has released seven studio albums.


  1. unearth

    To unearth something means to discover or find something that was previously hidden, lost, or kept secret, often by digging or searching. It can also refer to the literal process of digging something up from the ground.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unearthverb

    to drive or draw from the earth; hence, to uncover; to bring out from concealment; to bring to light; to disclose; as, to unearth a secret


  1. Unearth

    Unearth is an American metal band from Winthrop, Massachusetts. Formed in 1998, the group has released five studio albums. Their fourth record, The March was released on October 14, 2008 meeting with high positive reception by many. Their fifth album, Darkness in the Light, was released July 5, 2011.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unearth

    un-ėrth′, v.t. to take out of, drive, or draw from the earth or a burrow, as a fox or badger: to uncover, to disclose.—n. Unearth′liness, quality of being unearthly.—adj. Unearth′ly, supernatural.

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    Song lyrics by unearth -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by unearth on the Lyrics.com website.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unearth in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unearth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of unearth in a Sentence

  1. Ikogho David:

    The mind like the tree of life is found in the inexplicable extricacies of Divine Ordinance only to be unearth by provocative thinking-perhaps our perception!

  2. Bob Miller:

    We believe that this provides an opportunity to come together and unearth difficult truths to help us move forward as a community.

  3. Benjamin Weingarten:

    That House Democrats' final act in the majority was to strike one last blow in their relentless war against Donald Trump — in the process running roughshod over the very norms and institutions they so claim to cherish — marks a fitting end to their progressive rule, and tells you all you need to know about their priorities and posture as they lose their grip on power, this was of a piece with the Soviet show trial-style January 6th Committee that recently reached its unceremonious conclusion, the primary purpose of which was never to unearth truth or hold people to account, but to politically persecute political foes declared guilty at the outset while the Biden Justice Department does the Democrats' legal bidding in criminalizing its political opponents.

  4. W. H. Auden:

    accurate scholarship can unearth the whole offence from luther untill noe that has driven a culture mad. from what occured at linz what huge imago made a psychopathic god. I and the public know what all schoolchildren learn those to whom evil is done do evil in return.

  5. Alvin Bragg:

    There's no magic in any previously reported schedule, this investigation is going to be dictated by the facts we unearth.

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