Synonyms for shovel

Synonyms for (noun) shovel

Synonyms: shovel, digger, excavator, power shovel

Definition: a machine for excavating

Similar words: machine

Definition: any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

Synonyms: shovel

Definition: a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle

Similar words: hand tool

Definition: a tool used with workers' hands

Synonyms: shovel

Definition: a fire iron consisting of a small shovel used to scoop coals or ashes in a fireplace

Similar words: fire iron

Definition: metal fireside implements

Synonyms: shovel, shovelful, spadeful

Definition: the quantity a shovel can hold

Similar words: containerful

Definition: the quantity that a container will hold

Synonyms for (verb) shovel

Synonyms: shovel

Definition: dig with or as if with a shovel

Usage: shovel sand; he shovelled in the backyard all afternoon long

Similar words: delve, dig, cut into, turn over

Definition: turn up, loosen, or remove earth

Usage: Dig we must; turn over the soil for aeration

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