- To remove from a grave; disinter.
- To bring to light, especially after a period of obscurity.
- To dig out of the earth, as something, especially a dead body, which has been buried; disinter.
- To dig out of the ground; to take out of a place of burial; to disinter.
- To dig out of the ground; to take out of a place of <xref>burial</xref>; to <xref>disinter</xref>.
- dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies