- 1unearth something to find something in the ground by digging synonym dig somethingup to unearth buried treasures Police have unearthed a human skeleton. The remains were unearthed last year by archaeologists.
- 2unearth something to find or discover something by chance or after searching for it synonym dig somethingup I unearthed my old diaries when we moved house. The newspaper has unearthed some disturbing facts.
BrE BrE//ʌnˈɜːθ//; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈɜːrθ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unearth
BrE BrE//ʌnˈɜːθ//; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈɜːrθ//he / she / it unearths
BrE BrE//ʌnˈɜːθs//; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈɜːrθs//past simple unearthed
BrE BrE//ʌnˈɜːθt//; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈɜːrθt//past participle unearthed
BrE BrE//ʌnˈɜːθt//; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈɜːrθt//-ing form unearthing
BrE BrE//ʌnˈɜːθɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈɜːrθɪŋ//