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deep·en

deepen

 
 
pronunciation:
di pn
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: deepens, deepening, deepened
definition: to make deeper.
This bush is larger, so we'll need to deepen the hole to plant it.A good explanation can deepen your understanding of something.
similar words:
enlarge
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become deep or deeper
Be careful. The lake is shallow near the shore, but it deepens suddenly.
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