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Definition of "delve" []

  • To search deeply and laboriously: delved into the court records. (verb-intransitive)
  • To dig the ground, as with a spade. (verb-intransitive)
  • Archaic To dig (ground) with a spade. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "delve" in a sentence
  • "I didn't mean for this post to once again delve into my mind, but it's a journal, so who cares?"
  • "He and Michelle can go back to their hateful church and once again delve into their bitter circle of friends that hate America."
  • "Fan fiction has become so popular that itÂ’s only a matter of a quick search before you can once again delve into the lives of the fictional characters youÂ’ve grown to love."