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mine

Synonyms of mine in English:

noun

  • 1 a coal mine
    pit, excavation, quarry, workings, diggings;
    strip mine, open-pit mine, placer (mine), hardrock mine
  • 2 a mine of information
    rich source, repository, store, storehouse, reservoir, gold mine, treasure house, treasury, reserve, fund, wealth, stock
  • 3 he was killed by a mine
  • verb

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  • 1 the iron ore was mined from shallow pits
    quarry, excavate, dig (up), extract, remove;
  • 2 medical data was mined for relevant statistics
    search, delve into, scour, scan, read through, survey
  • 3 the entrance to the harbor had been mined
    defend with mines, lay with mines
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