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Deep meaning

deep - 20 dictionary results

  1. 1. with head or back bent low; " a deep bow"
  2. 2. large in quantity or size; " deep cuts in the budget"
  3. 3. extreme; " in deep trouble"; " deep happiness"
  4. 4. ( of darkness) very intense; " thick night"; " thick darkness"; " a face in deep shadow"; " deep night"
  5. 5. marked by depth of thinking; " deep thoughts"; " a deep allegory"
  6. 6. relatively thick from top to bottom; " deep carpets"; " deep snow"
  7. 7. Extending far below the surface; of great perpendicular dimension ( measured from the surface downward, and distinguished from high, which is measured upward); far to the bottom; having a certain depth; as, a deep sea.
  8. 8. Extending far back from the front or outer part; of great horizontal dimension ( measured backward from the front or nearer part, mouth, etc.); as, a deep cave or recess or wound; a gallery ten seats deep; a company of soldiers six files deep.
  9. 9. Low in situation; lying far below the general surface; as, a deep valley.
  10. 10. Of penetrating or far- reaching intellect; not superficial; thoroughly skilled; sagacious; cunning.
  11. 11. Profound; thorough; complete; unmixed; intense; heavy; heartfelt; as, deep distress; deep melancholy; deep horror.
  12. 12. Strongly colored; dark; intense; not light or thin; as, deep blue or crimson.
  13. 13. To a great depth; with depth; far down; profoundly; deeply.
  14. 14. That which is deep, especially deep water, as the sea or ocean; an abyss; a great depth.
  15. 15. That which is profound, not easily fathomed, or incomprehensible; a moral or spiritual depth or abyss.
  16. 16. Hard to penetrate or comprehend; profound; - opposed to shallow or superficial; intricate; mysterious; not obvious; obscure; as, a deep subject or plot.
  17. 17. Muddy; boggy; sandy; - said of roads.
  18. 18. Deeply.
  19. 19. Extending far down; low; artful; secret; profound.
  20. 20. The sea; an abyss.

deep - examples of usage

  1. The cut was not deep, and he thought he would not put anything on it. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. It's too deep for me." - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. She drew a deep breath. - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
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