Translation of "scavenge" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈskæv.ɪndʒ/ us

to look for or get food or other objects in other people’s rubbish

escarbar, rescatar
The flood has left people and animals desperately scavenging for food.
We managed to scavenge a lot of furniture from the dump.

(Translation of “scavenge” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈskӕvindʒ/

to search for useful or usable objects, food etc amongst rubbish etc

andar buscando entre la basura
A tramp was scavenging in the bins for something to eat.
scavenger noun

rebuscador, trapero; animal carroñero

(Translation of “scavenge” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)