Definition of Dig into

1. Verb. Examine physically with or as if with a probe. "Probe an anthill"

Exact synonyms: Poke Into, Probe
Generic synonyms: Penetrate, Perforate
Specialized synonyms: Gutter
Derivative terms: Probe, Probe



Definition of Dig into

1. Verb. To research a particular subject. ¹

2. Verb. To heartily begin eating. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dig Into

difluoroethanes
difluoromethane
difluoromethanes
difluoromonochloromethane
difluoropine
difs
difucosyl
difunctional
difunctionally
difuran
difurans
dig
dig deep
dig in
dig in one's heels
dig into (current term)
dig one's own grave
dig out
dig out of a hole
dig up
dig up dirt
digable
digallane
digallanes
digamies
digamist
digamists
digamma
digammas

Literary usage of Dig into

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1. Twice Around the World with the Holy Ghost: Or, The Impressions and by Charles Henry Stalker (1906)
"... dig into the unknown depths and enjoy th_ adorning. Where art thou?" As I went from place to place in dark China, the burden of dying souls was on my ..."

2. An Inquiry Into the Scriptural Import of the Words Sheol, Hades, Tartarus by Walter Balfour, Otis Ainsworth Skinner (1854)
""Though they dig into hell (Sheol), thence shall mine hand take them." People may dig down into the lowest grave. But can any person dig down to Sheol, ..."

3. Geological and historical observations on the eastern vallies of Norfolk by John Warden Robberds (1826)
"Its thickness is very various ; in some parts, from its nature, it is impossible to dig into it to any great depth; in others, where it is more compact and ..."

4. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1883)
"as if the only way of studying mounds was to dig into them and destroy them-such is the common method of investigating the mounds. ..."

5. The Wandering Jew (and Jewess)by R D Manning by R D Manning (2003)
"... and they tell me the more deeply 1 dig into it, the greater tortures I will experience, and the more meritorious 1 will be in the eyes of the Lord. ..."

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