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1 dredge /ˈdrɛʤ/ verb
dredges; dredged; dredging
1 dredge
/ˈdrɛʤ/
verb
dredges; dredged; dredging
Learner's definition of DREDGE
: to remove mud from the bottom of (a lake, river, etc.) in order to deepen it or to search for something
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to dig (something) out of the bottom of a lake, river, etc.
often + up

dredge up

[phrasal verb]
dredge up (something) or dredge (something) up
: to start talking or thinking again about (something unpleasant that happened a long time ago)
compare 3dredge
2 dredge /ˈdrɛʤ/ noun
plural dredges
2 dredge
/ˈdrɛʤ/
noun
plural dredges
Learner's definition of DREDGE
[count]
: a machine or boat that removes mud, sand, etc., from the bottom of a lake, river, etc.
called also dredger
3 dredge /ˈdrɛʤ/ verb
dredges; dredged; dredging
3 dredge
/ˈdrɛʤ/
verb
dredges; dredged; dredging
Learner's definition of DREDGE
[+ object]
: to lightly cover (food) with a dry substance (such as sugar or flour) often + with or in
compare 1dredge
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