transitive verb Date: 15th century 1. to dig up out of or as if out of the earth ; exhume <
unearth treasure
unearth an old photo album
2. to make known or public ; bring to light <
unearth a scandal
Synonyms: see discover

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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