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deep

 
 
pronunciation:
dip
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
phrases:
in deep water
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: deeper, deepest
definition 1: having great space below or behind a certain point; reaching far down or back; not shallow.
The oceans are deep as well as vast.The deep knife wound was bleeding profusely.You can store a lot of things in these deep cupboards.
antonyms:
shallow, superficial
similar words:
bottomless, broad, cavernous, extensive, fathomless, profound, thick, vast, wide, yawning
definition 2: extending far into space.
similar words:
extensive, far-reaching, penetrating
definition 3: obscure, hard to understand, or profound.
His philosophical essays are quite deep.I could add very little to their deep, intellectual discussion.
synonyms:
abstruse, profound, recondite, unfathomable
antonyms:
light
similar words:
arcane, heavy, impenetrable, incomprehensible, obscure
definition 4: intensely felt, as emotions.
She was overcome with deep sorrow when her mother died.
synonyms:
heartfelt, intense
similar words:
fervent, heavy, impassioned, profound, strong
definition 5: low in pitch.
He has a deep voice and sings bass in the choir.
synonyms:
low-pitched
antonyms:
high-pitched
similar words:
bass, resonant, rich, sonorous
definition 6: dark in color.
I love the deep purple of those violets.
synonyms:
dark
similar words:
rich
definition 7: of great intellectual power.
Even as a first-year student, he was judged deep by his professors.
synonyms:
intellectual, profound
antonyms:
empty, inane, shallow, superficial
similar words:
learned, luminous, perspicacious, wise
definition 8: overwhelming.
He found himself in deep trouble after his arrest.
synonyms:
grave, serious
similar words:
heavy, intense, overwhelming, pressing, profound
Word Combinations  About this feature
(adj.)deep + noun affection, appreciation, attachment, blue, breath, breathing, bunker, canyon, cave, commitment, connection, conviction, cut, depression, discount, distrust, division, ecology, emotion, freeze, friendship, fryer, gorge, green, hole, insight, integration, layer, meaning, ocean, orange, pit, pocket, pool, powder, ravine, recession, red, resentment, respect, root, sadness, satisfaction, scar, sea, seabed, shade, shadow, shit, sigh, significance, skillet, sky, sleep, snow, soil, sorrow, space, suspicion, tan, thinker, throat, trench, trouble, understanding, vein, voice, water, well, wood, wound, wrinkle  [See all][See only the most frequent]
phrase: in deep water
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a very deep place in the ocean or other body of water.
Some very odd life forms live in the deep.
synonyms:
depths
antonyms:
shallow
similar words:
abysm, abyss, bottom
definition 2: the most intense period.
I woke up suddenly in the deep of night.It's only very cold in the deep of winter.
synonyms:
dead, depth
similar words:
middle, midst
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: deeper, deepest
definition 1: to or at a great depth.
The ship sank deep into the ocean.
synonyms:
profoundly
similar words:
down, low
definition 2: to or at a great extent, distance, or period of time.
He looked deep into the past for the answer.
synonyms:
far, way
definition 3: profoundly.
I've thought deep on the subject but still have no answers.
synonyms:
extensively, profoundly
derivations: deeply (adv.), deepness (n.)
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