- 1unearth something to find something in the ground by digging to unearth buried treasures Police have unearthed a human skeleton.
- 2unearth something to find or discover something by chance or after searching for it I unearthed my old diaries when we moved house. The newspaper has unearthed some disturbing facts.
NAmE//ʌnˈərθ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unearth
he / she / it unearths
past simple unearthed
-ing form unearthing