Synonyms of burrow
1 digDictionary • The larvae burrow into cracks in the floor.
dig • I changed into clothes more suited to digging.
tunnel • The rebels tunnelled out of a maximum security jail.
excavate • A team of archaeologists is excavating the site.
2 delveDictionary • He burrowed into the pile of charts.
delve • He delved into his rucksack and pulled out a folder.
search • Armed troops searched the hospital yesterday.
dig • He dug around in his pocket for his keys.
probe • The more they probed into his background, the more suspicious they became.
ferret • She ferreted among some papers.
rummage • They rummage through piles of second-hand clothes.
forage • They were forced to forage for clothes and fuel.
fossick (Australian, New Zealand) • If you fossick around in some specialist music stores, you may be lucky enough to find a copy.
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delveIf you delve inside something such as a cupboard or a bag, you search inside it.
• He delved into his rucksack and pulled out a folder.
• The skunk makes its den in burrows and hollow logs.
• I changed into clothes more suited to digging.
Thesaurus for burrow from the Collins English Thesaurus
a hole or tunnel dug in the ground by a rabbit, fox, or other small animal, for habitation or shelter