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mine

Synonyms of mine in English:

noun

  • 1
    pit, colliery, excavation, quarry, workings, diggings, lode, vein, seam, deposit, shaft, mineshaft;
    coalfield, goldfield, opencast mine;
    North American  open-pit mine, strip mine
  • 2 the book is a mine of information
    rich source, repository, store, storehouse, reservoir, gold mine, mint, treasure house, treasury, reserve, fund, wealth, vein, stock, supply, hoard, accumulation;
  • 3 a mine was built under the fortifications
    historical sap
  • verb

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  • 1 the iron ore was mined from shallow pits
  • 2 medical data was mined for relevant statistics
    search, ransack, delve into, rake through, scour, scan, read, look through, survey
  • 3 the entrance to the harbour had been mined
    defend with mines, protect with mines, lay with mines, sow with mines
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