Synonyms of delve in English:


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1‘she delved in her pocket’


rummage in, rummage about in, rummage around in, rummage round in, search, search through, hunt through, scrabble about in, scrabble around in, root about in, root around in, ferret in, ferret about in, ferret around in, fish about in, fish around in, poke about in, poke around in, dig in, grub about in, grub around in, go through, burrow in

rifle through, scour, ransack, turn upside down, turn inside out

British informal rootle around in

NZ Australian informal fossick through

rare roust around in

2‘the society is determined to delve deeper into the matter’


investigate, conduct investigations into, make enquiries into, enquire into, probe, examine, explore, research, study, look into, go into

try to get to the bottom of