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    fathom - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fathom

    Definition
    (noun) a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
    Synonyms : fthm
    Definition
    (noun) (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
    Synonyms : fthm
    Definition
    (verb) come to understand
    Synonyms : bottom , penetrate
    Definition
    (verb) measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
    Synonyms : sound
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fathom

shortform of "father or mother"; they always like to see their son working; he may be an invistigator or a plumber (measure the depth of water) doesn't really matter for them.

It sounds like Phantom(the comic hero).He was 6 feet tall.So, fathom is a unit of measurement equal to 6 feet.

fathom= fat+home if you have a fat home, tax people will come to investigate.

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If a new Fat man comes to your home people will investigate who is this person and why is he so fat??

fath+om—we have FATH(faith) in OM(religious word), and we UNDERSTAND ITS MEANING

if a home looks fat, then police men ll try to investigate; determine the depth of that home..

fathom -> fat + hom(e) -> you become fat eating home made food and you FATHOM(investigate) the cause of it

Phantom: 6 feet tall hero,dives deep in water and finally understands the nature of crimes

Fathom - my father or mother came to understand that i am a tailor who measure fantom(the great comic 6 feet)

investigate the castle whether there is a phantom in it or not

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