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Synonyms for mine

Noun

1. mine, excavation
usage: excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
2. mine, explosive device
usage: explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

Verb

1. mine, exploit, tap
usage: get from the earth by excavation; "mine ores and metals"
2. mine, reinforce, reenforce
usage: lay mines; "The Vietnamese mined Cambodia"
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