1. [1930s–60s] (orig. US black) to get together, to meet.
2. [1930s–60s] (US black) to visit.
3. [1930s+] (orig. US black) to appreciate, to enjoy, to love.
4. [1930s+] (orig. US black, also dig it) to understand.
5. [1930s+] (orig. US black) to pay close attention to; also ext. as dig it or dig up.
6. [1940s–50s] (US black, also dig the cat) to discuss, to converse.
7. [1940s+] (orig. US black) to find out, to discover; to interrogate.
8. [1950s+] to believe.
9. [1950s+] to see, to recognize.
10. [1960s] (orig. US black) to imagine.
[1960s+] (orig. US black) a rhetorical phr. seeking affirmation as a response.
see separate entry.
1. see sense 4 above.
2. see sense 5 above.
1. to observe, to pay attention to, to watch.
2. to find (sexually) attractive.
3. to like, to appreciate.
see sense 6 above.
[1940s] (US black/Harlem) to take a bath every Saturday night.
see sense 5 above.
[1940s+] see you later, goodbye.
[1940s–50s] (US black) goodbye for now, and see you later.