Translation of delve in Spanish:


Pronunciation /dɛlv//dɛlv/

intransitive verb

  • 1literary

    to delve into sth ahondar en algo
    • to delve into the past hurgar en el pasado
    • She delved into the transcript with a vengeance, searching for further twists in Four Corners' fuzzy skein of truth.
    • It takes considerable clarity of purpose to delve beyond mythic images and reach the primordial roots.
    • Piecing the picture together requires delving into various academic, government and NGO sources - some of which can be found on the Internet.
    • If I were researching, I would need to know what source materials could offer before I delved in - they may not be wholly relevant to the subject.
    • Researchers have been delving into the history of the royal menagerie, using animal remains to reveal the secrets of medieval lions once locked up in the Tower.
    • I was confused and delved into my own research on the matter.
    • He turned the corner and still the tunnel delved deeper into the rock.
    • To start figuring out how the virus will transform wildlife of the Americas, researchers have been delving into the details of how animals pick up the virus.
    • The young lady in question has asked protection from local authorities to protect her from journalistic assault by the lurid press that are delving into her background.
    • Once you start delving into corruption in sport, it's difficult to know where to draw the line.
    • Although the economy as a set of material practices has existed ever since ‘Adam delved and Eve span,’ it was not conceptualized as separate until about 300 years ago.
    • The authors delve into some research prototypes on presence management and detection.
    • Then again, whenever he tried to delve into his own background history, something inside of him would be fraught with stress and discomfort.
    • And as the family of the man paid tribute to a ‘wonderful son and brother’, detectives began delving into the popular young man's background for a possible motive to murder.
    • Ethnographic research delves into the everyday lives of consumers to go beyond what they say - and record what they do.
    • Detectives are continuing to delve into the experienced skydiver's background in their search for a motive for the murder.
    • Those serious about magick will eventually start finding that the fluffy books don't delve deep enough and this will motivate them to search for deeper texts on the subject.
    • My friend - no ordinary being - a doctor by profession, a compassionate man by nature, decided he had to delve into the world of alternate healing to reach out to his fellow brethren.
    • There were four burly men at the table, miners by the look of them, men who delved in the earth.
    • His research delves into matroidal structures, a concept based on graphs and matrices and its applications.
    • They rounded another corner, careful not to brush up against the slime-covered wall and descended down another tunnel, delving deeper underground.
    • I delved into the deepest recesses of the Net in search of everything I desired.
    • Along with that, the show has two researchers delving into all the newspaper periodicals that are sent in.
    • So the former researcher spent months delving into the science to figure out what went wrong.
    • He knew not if she wanted him to delve into the tunnels once more or to stay put.
  • 2

    • Eagerly, her free hand, pouch set aside, delved in to count her treasure.
    • She delved inside the bag and felt the miniscule amount of produce, now blackened by the heat.
    • Jo then delved in to the toy box and brought out a farmyard set before passing round a bag of plastic animals for the youngsters to pull out and identify.
    • Pretty soon, I was able to close my eyes and delve inside myself, to search for my core of power hidden within my inner being.
    • Today on the program we delve inside the minds of criminal defence lawyers; how do they see their role, and how do they defend clients they suspect are guilty?
    • 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.
    • At great personal risk I delved in among the spines today but, apart from last year's abandoned nest, there was nothing.
    • She delved in a drawer and produced a Duracell battery.
    • He told us that, despite his full support for using an advanced machine to delve inside a mummy and uncover its secrets, the project had lost its way and its credibility.
    • The boy delved in his trouser pockets and his face fell.
    • One of them sought to rob me, zipping open a compartment in the briefcase I was carrying and delving inside for what he could steal.
    • Despite my silence, she could tell I didn't quite agree with her, and delved inside her layers of clothing and pulled out a crumpled photograph.
    • Ian took his wallet from his pocket, delved in his pay packet and removed a small handful of silver.
    • She reached out to him and her hand delved into his pocket.
    • Then he prised open my mouth and delved in with a metal stick while the nurse fed a miniature sprinkler system down my gullet.
    • While I was thinking of a new subject for my column, I was delving into my handbag searching for a pen, when suddenly the idea came to me, ‘the handbag’.
    • Paul delves into rock-pools in search of crabs and Helen accidentally steps into a rock pool and gets wet feet.