Definitions of mine

  1.   get from the earth of ores and metals
  2.   explosive device that explodes on contact designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel
  3.   excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
  4.   lay mines The Vietnamese mined Cambodia
  5.   get from the earth by excavation mine ores and metals
  6.   See Mien
  7.   To dig a mine or pit in the earth to get ore metals coal or precious stones out of the earth to dig in the earth for minerals to dig a passage or cavity under anything in order to overthrow it by explosives or otherwise
  8.   To form subterraneous tunnel or hole to form a burrow or lodge in the earth as the mining cony
  9.   To dig away or otherwise remove the substratum or foundation of to lay a mine under to sap to undermine hence to ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means
  10.   To dig into for ore or metal
  11.   To get as metals out of the earth by digging
  12.   A subterranean cavity or passage
  13.   A cavity or tunnel made under a fortification or other work for the purpose of blowing up the superstructure with some explosive agent
  14.   Any place where ore metals or precious stones are got by digging or washing the soil as a placer mine
  15.   Fig A rich source of wealth or other good
  16.   To undermine
  17.   Belonging to me my Used as a pronominal to me my Used as a pronominal adjective in the predicate as Vengeance is mine I will repay Rom xii 19 Also in the old style used attributively instead of my before a noun beginning with a vowel
  18.   A pit or excavation in the earth from which metallic ores precious stones coal or other mineral substances are taken by digging distinguished from the pits from which stones for architectural purposes are taken and which are called quarries
  19.   Pertaining to me
  20.   An opening made in the earth from which minerals precious stones etc are taken crude iron stone an abundant store a rich source of wealth a tunnel under an enemy's works to blow them up a receptacle filled with explosives moored beneath or on the water the firing of which destroys or hinders an enemy
  21.   To carry on the work of digging for metals etc to dig a mine to burrow practice secret methods to lay explosives in a harbor
  22.   To undermine or sap as an enemy's works to destroy slowly to dig in for ore or metals to make or get by digging underground as to mine a tunnel or to mine coal
  23.   Belonging to me my
  24.   To dig for metals to excavate to dig underground in order to overturn a wall to destroy by secret means
  25.   A place from which metals are dug an excavation dug under a fortification to blow it up with gunpowder a rich source of wealth
  26.   Place where minerals are dug excavation
  27.   To a mine excavate
  28.   To dig a mine under sap
  29.   To dig out of the earth
  30.   To make by digging
  31.   To make a mine engage in mining burrow
  32.   Miner
  33.   An excavation for digging out ore coal or the like or a deposit of such material
  34.   An explosive charge or the cavity containing it
  35.   Belonging to me of me possessive of I
  36.   Possessive case of I belonging tome
  37.   An excavation in the earth out of which minerals are dug crude ore or iron stone a subterraneous passage dug under a fortification to blow it up a rich source of wealth or other worth
  38.   To sap to undermine
  39.   To dig a mine in the earth to practise secret means of injury
  40.   The possessive case of the pronoun of the first person belonging to me my that which belongs to me in Scrip language and in old style mine is put before a noun beginning with a vowel as mine iniquity
  41.   A pit or excavation in the earth from which ores are dug any rich source of wealth or good an excavation filled with gunpowder for the purpose of blasting rocks or in war for blowing up an enemy's works
  42.   To sap to form mines under to excavate
  43.   A tunnel or gallery constructed by an insect

Antonyms for mine

dime, mite, chump change, shoestring, chicken feed, song, sinkhole, peanuts, black hole, hay, two cents.

Quotes of mine

  1. I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats I don't intend to waste any of mine – Neil Armstrong
  2. I have been told by a member of the board of one of Canada's most prominent literary magazines that a submission of mine once caused a great deal of controversy – John Barton
  3. I think everybody's got different methods of working which suit the particular individual Mine is to sort of play the part and give 100%, to concentrate and focus on it while I'm actually working but then leave it behind until the next day – Sean Bean
  4. It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible whatever remains however improbable must be the truth – Arthur Conan Doyle
  5. You speak of Lord Byron and me there is this great difference between us He describes what he sees I describe what I imagine Mine is the hardest task – John Keats
  6. A movie of mine is going to be released in Japan next year I play a waitress who's a really regular girl in this movie The English title isn't decided yet but in Japanese it's I'll Get on the A Train Sometime – Chiaki Kuriyama
  7. Zhang is a friend of mine he said forget about acting and just do normal things in the movie – Jet Li
  8. Acting classes I guess are good and I would like to maybe sometime take one But I would feel like I was learning someone else's technique I like mine – Frankie Muniz
  9. Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine though I have not quarrelled with him – Blaise Pascal
  10. Because I was a tennis player Billie Jean King was a hero of mine – Sally Ride
  11. I'm not here for your amusement You're here for mine – Johnny Rotten
  12. An artist is nothing without his or her obsessions and I have mine – Andres Serrano
  13. And friends of mine that had photography class in high school would develop the film and make prints and I'd take them back to the track and give 'em away or try and sell them Much to my parents' dismay I majored in photography in college – John Sexton
  14. To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth I attribute in a large degree the success that was mine on the bicycle tracks of the world – Major Taylor
  15. She had in mind a different kind of looking person because his appearance is not at all like mine – Fritz Weaver

Usage examples for mine

  1. And I tell you he's mine – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  2. You are mine now – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  3. And mine is Lucile Payton ” – Lucile Triumphant by Elizabeth M. Duffield
  4. “ I haven't mine here now I'll bring it over this afternoon – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells
  5. There never was such a father as mine – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  6. “ I ain't goin' to be done out o' what's mine – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  7. They are friends of mine he said – The Isle of Unrest by Henry Seton Merriman
  8. I've always known Burlingame was mine even if I wasn't pretty – Tangle Hold by F. L. Wallace
  9. “ I connot help it thaa'rt mine – Lancashire Idylls (1898) by Marshall Mather
  10. My dear a a friend of mine – Idle Ideas in 1905 by Jerome K. Jerome
  11. You are Mr Sherwin's son not mine – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  12. But I wean't break mine – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  13. You've told me your story so I suppose I may as well tell you mine now – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  14. “ Monkey's room right over mine – The Vertical City by Fannie Hurst
  15. He put his hand in mine – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  16. And these are all mine in Him – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  17. She shall have it from mine own hand – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
  18. What could he have said to you of mine – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  19. “ I'll put you on mine – The Uphill Climb by B. M. Bower
  20. Mine at any rate – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates

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