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To dig or reach into something, sometimes figuratively
“The robot has tiny arms that can reach in between ribs and delve into the heart, and it apparently even sews stitches more smoothly than a person.”
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To dig or dredge for something
“Everybody in California has heard or read of the famous blue lead, which all miners who delve for gold far up in the mountains hope to find.”
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To search for something, especially by digging into or through
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“More on the crosses and tombs can be found if you delve through the second-hand and antiquarian books in Archie Miles's bookshop.”
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To research or make painstaking inquiries into something
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“It takes considerable clarity of purpose to delve beyond mythic images and reach the primordial roots.”
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To search determinedly for someone or something
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To break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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To grope or feel about for something with one's hands
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To make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with, or as if with, a gouge
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To place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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Begin with enthusiasm
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To discover (something hidden, lost, or kept secret) by investigation or searching
Noun
(rare, dated) Plural for a small cave or cavern
“To make his wonne, low underneath the ground, in a dark delve far from the view of day, that of no living wight he mote be found.”
Noun
Plural for the act of searching, investigating or exploring (through) something
“The adventure continues the delve into the lost past of humanity's first empire.”
Noun
Plural for to act of going deeply into something, sometimes figuratively
“The resultant, restive narrative is a deep delve into the processes of her thinking as she sleeplessly rolls back and forth across ideas.”
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