Synonyms for dredge


1. dredge, power shovel, excavator, digger, shovel
usage: a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed


1. dredge, coat, surface
usage: cover before cooking; "dredge the chicken in flour before frying it"
2. dredge, drag, search, seek, look for
usage: search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
3. dredge, remove, take, take away, withdraw
usage: remove with a power shovel, usually from a bottom of a body of water
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