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    deep - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deep

    Definition
    (noun) the central and most intense or profound part
    Example Sentence
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
    Definition
    (noun) a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    Synonyms : oceanic abyss , trench
    Definition
    (noun) literary term for an ocean
    Example Sentence
    • denizens of the deep
    Definition
    (adj) relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply
    Example Sentence
    • a deep breath
    • a deep sigh
    • deep concentration
    • deep emotion
    • a deep trance
    • in a deep sleep
    Definition
    (adj) marked by depth of thinking
    Example Sentence
    • deep thoughts
    • a deep allegory
    Definition
    (adj) 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
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) very distant in time or space
    Example Sentence
    • deep in the past
    • deep in enemy territory
    • deep in the woods
    • a deep space probe
    Definition
    (adj) extreme
    Example Sentence
    • in deep trouble
    • deep happiness
    Definition
    (adj) having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
    Synonyms : bass
    Example Sentence
    • a deep voice
    • a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice
    • a bass clarinet
    Definition
    (adj) strong; intense
    Synonyms : rich
    Example Sentence
    • deep purple
    • a rich red
    Definition
    (adj) relatively thick from top to bottom
    Example Sentence
    • deep carpets
    • deep snow
    Definition
    (adj) extending relatively far inward
    Example Sentence
    • a deep border
    Definition
    (adj) (of darkness) very intense
    Synonyms : thick
    Example Sentence
    • thick night
    • thick darkness
    • a face in deep shadow
    • deep night
    Definition
    (adj) large in quantity or size
    Example Sentence
    • deep cuts in the budget
    Definition
    (adj) with head or back bent low
    Example Sentence
    • a deep bow
    Definition
    (adj) of an obscure nature
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
    Definition
    (adj) difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
    Synonyms : abstruse , recondite
    Example Sentence
    • the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them
    • a deep metaphysical theory
    • some recondite problem in historiography
    Definition
    (adj) exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy
    Example Sentence
    • deep political machinations
    • a deep plot
    Definition
    (adv) to a great depth;far down
    Synonyms : deeply
    Example Sentence
    • dived deeply
    • dug deep
    Definition
    (adv) to an advanced time
    Synonyms : late
    Example Sentence
    • deep into the night
    • talked late into the evening
    Definition
    (adv) to a great distance
    Example Sentence
    • penetrated deep into enemy territory
    • went deep into the woods
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