- in depth
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|part of speech:
||the condition or quality of being deep.
The depth of my love for you cannot be measured.
||the distance from top to bottom or from front to back.
The lake has a depth of 3,000 feet.She measured the depth of the window frame.
- similar words:
- breadth, distance, extent, measurement, reach
||bottom, dimension, interior, low
The word depth
contains the following part:
that means the act or state of
More about this word part:
The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth
" from "warm" and "depth
" from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth
" from "bear" and "stealth
" from "steal").