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Another word for delve

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Verb
  1. To go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information

      1. To spy on or explore carefully in order to obtain information; reconnoiter.
      2. To observe and evaluate (a talented person), as for possible hiring.
      3. To search as a scout:
      1. To make a preliminary examination of (an area or a group, for example), usually by moving around and observing, in order to gather information, especially for military purposes:
      2. To make a reconnaissance or preliminary examination.
      3. An act of reconnoitering.
      1. A slender, flexible surgical instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity.
      2. An electrode or other device that can be placed inside something to take and convey measurements.
      3. A substance, such as DNA, that is radioactively labeled or otherwise marked and used to detect or identify another substance in a sample.
      1. To observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically:
      2. To make a detailed inquiry or systematic examination.
      1. To seek information by asking a question:
      2. To make an inquiry or investigation:
      3. To ask, especially politely or formally:
      1. To investigate systematically; examine:
      2. To search into or travel in for the purpose of discovery:
      3. To examine (a body cavity or interior part) for diagnostic purposes, especially by surgery.
      1. To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
      2. To make or form by removing earth or other material:
      3. To prepare (soil) by loosening or cultivating.
    See also:

    investigate

  2. To break, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example) with or as if with a tool

      1. A sturdy digging tool having a thick handle and a heavy, flat blade that can be pressed into the ground with the foot.
      2. Any of various similar digging or cutting tools.
      3. To dig or cut with a spade.
      1. A tool with a handle and a broad scoop or blade for digging and moving material, such as dirt or snow.
      2. A large mechanical device or vehicle for heavy digging or excavation.
      3. The amount that a shovel can hold; a shovelful:
      1. A shovellike utensil, usually having a deep curved dish and a short handle:
      2. A thick-handled cuplike utensil for dispensing balls of ice cream or other semisoft food, often having a sweeping band in the cup that is levered by the thumb to free the contents.
      3. A ladle; a dipper.
      1. To dig up by or as if by the roots:
      2. To clear of roots and stumps by digging:
      3. To obtain by importunity:
      1. To make a hole in; hollow out:
      2. To form by hollowing out.
      3. To remove by digging or scooping out.
      1. To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
      2. To make or form by removing earth or other material:
      3. To prepare (soil) by loosening or cultivating.
    See also:

    enter

Another word for delve

Verb
      1. A slender, flexible surgical instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity.
      2. An electrode or other device that can be placed inside something to take and convey measurements.
      3. A substance, such as DNA, that is radioactively labeled or otherwise marked and used to detect or identify another substance in a sample.
      1. To move around in, go through, or look through in an effort to find something:
      2. To make a careful examination or investigation of; probe:
      3. To examine (a person or property) for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
      1. To observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically:
      2. To make a detailed inquiry or systematic examination.
    See also:

    examine