excavate

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛkskəveɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛkskəˌveɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ekskə vāt′)

Inflections of 'excavate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
excavates
v 3rd person singular
excavating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
excavated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
excavated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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excavate viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (dig)excavar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 The archaeologists spent three weeks excavating in the desert.
 Los arqueólogos pasaron tres semanas excavando en el desierto.
excavate [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (dig up)excavar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Dr. Edwards is famous for excavating the first dinosaur skeleton in this area.
 El Dr. Edwards es famoso por haber excavado el primer esqueleto de dinosaurio en esta zona.
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