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Definition of DEEP

noun : DEEP

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the central and most intense or profound part; "in the deep of night"; "in the deep of winter" ;

  • 3. (

    ) literary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep" ;

Adjective : DEEP

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep" ;

  • 2. (

    ) marked by depth of thinking; "deep thoughts"; "a deep allegory" ;

  • 3. (

    ) having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep" ;

  • 4. (

    ) very distant in time or space; "deep in the past"; "deep in enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe" ;

  • 5. (

    ) intense or extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness" ;

  • 6. (

    ) having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet" ;

  • 7. (

    ) strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red" ;

  • 8. (

    ) relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep snow" ;

  • 9. (

    ) extending relatively far inward; "a deep border" ;

  • 10. (

    ) (of darkness) densely dark; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night" ;

  • 11. (

    ) large in quantity or size; "deep cuts in the budget" ;

  • 12. (

    ) with head or back bent low; "a deep bow" ;

  • 13. (

    ) of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands" ;

  • 14. (

    ) difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography" ;

  • 15. (

    ) exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy; "deep political machinations"; "a deep plot" ;

Adverb : DEEP

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) to a great depth; far down or in; "dived deeply"; "dug deep" ;

  • 2. (

    ) to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening" ;

  • 3. (

    ) to a great distance; "penetrated deep into enemy territory"; "went deep into the woods" ;


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