English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'disinter'

(verb) 
Definition
to dig up
The bones were disinterred and moved to a burial site.
Synonyms
dig up
,
unearth
Fossil hunters have unearthed the bones of an elephant.
,
exhume
His remains have been exhumed from their resting place.
,
disentomb
(verb) 
Definition
to bring to light
Synonyms
expose
After the scandal was exposed, he moved abroad.
,
discover
The suitcase was discovered on a roadside outside the city.
,
disclose
clapboard façades that revolve to disclose snug interiors
,
uncover
Auditors said they had uncovered evidence of fraud.
,
unearth
No evidence has yet been unearthed.
,
bring to light

Additional synonyms

in the sense of disclose
Definition
to allow to be seen
clapboard façades that revolve to disclose snug interiors
Synonyms
lay bare,
bring to light,
take the wraps off
in the sense of discover
Definition
to find after study or search
The suitcase was discovered on a roadside outside the city.
Synonyms
come across,
track down,
turn up,
dig up,
come upon,
chance on,
stumble on,
bring to light,
light upon
in the sense of exhume
Definition
to dig up something buried, esp. a corpse
His remains have been exhumed from their resting place.
Synonyms
dig up,
unbury,
disentomb

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