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 deep deep

adj

  • () relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply  ( deep )
    relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply
     a deep breath
    a deep breath
     a deep sigh
    a deep sigh
     deep concentration
    deep concentration
     deep emotion
    deep emotion
     a deep trance
    a deep trance
     in a deep sleep
    in a deep sleep
  • () 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  ( deep )
    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 well
     a deep dive
    a deep dive
     deep water
    deep water
     a deep casserole
    a deep casserole
     a deep gash
    a deep gash
     deep massage
    deep massage
     deep pressure receptors in muscles
    deep pressure receptors in muscles
     deep shelves
    deep shelves
     a deep closet
    a deep closet
     surrounded by a deep yard
    surrounded by a deep yard
     hit the ball to deep center field
    hit the ball to deep center field
     in deep space
    in deep space
     waist-deep
    waist-deep
  • noun

  • literary term for an ocean  ( deep )
    literary term for an ocean
     denizens of the deep
    denizens of the deep
  • a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor  ( deep, oceanic abyss, trench )
    a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
  • the central and most intense or profound part  ( deep )
    the central and most intense or profound part
     in the deep of night
    in the deep of night
     in the deep of winter
    in the deep of winter
  • adv

  • () to a great depth; far down or in  ( deep, deeply )
    to a great depth; far down or in
     dived deeply
    dived deeply
     dug deep
    dug deep
  • to a great distance  ( deep )
    to a great distance
     penetrated deep into enemy territory
    penetrated deep into enemy territory
     went deep into the woods
    went deep into the woods
  • to an advanced time  ( deep, late )
    to an advanced time
     deep into the night
    deep into the night
     talked late into the evening
    talked late into the evening
  • adj

  • () marked by depth of thinking  ( deep )
    marked by depth of thinking
     deep thoughts
    deep thoughts
     a deep allegory
    a deep allegory
  • () very distant in time or space  ( deep )
    very distant in time or space
     deep in the past
    deep in the past
     deep in enemy territory
    deep in enemy territory
     deep in the woods
    deep in the woods
     a deep space probe
    a deep space probe
  • () intense or extreme  ( deep )
    intense or extreme
     in deep trouble
    in deep trouble
     deep happiness
    deep happiness
  • () having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range  ( bass, deep )
    having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
     a deep voice
    a deep voice
     a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice
    a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice
     a bass clarinet
    a bass clarinet
  • () strong; intense  ( rich, deep )
    strong; intense
     deep purple
    deep purple
     a rich red
    a rich red
  • () relatively thick from top to bottom  ( deep )
    relatively thick from top to bottom
     deep carpets
    deep carpets
     deep snow
    deep snow
  • exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy  ( deep )
    exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy
     deep political machinations
    deep political machinations
     a deep plot
    a deep plot
  • difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge  ( abstruse, deep, recondite )
    difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
     the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them
    the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them
     a deep metaphysical theory
    a deep metaphysical theory
     some recondite problem in historiography
    some recondite problem in historiography
  • of an obscure nature  ( cryptical, deep, mystifying, inscrutable, cryptic, mysterious )
    of an obscure nature
     the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
     a deep dark secret
    a deep dark secret
     the inscrutable workings of Providence
    the inscrutable workings of Providence
     in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life
    in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life
     rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
    rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
  • with head or back bent low  ( deep )
    with head or back bent low
     a deep bow
    a deep bow
  • large in quantity or size  ( deep )
    large in quantity or size
     deep cuts in the budget
    deep cuts in the budget
  • (of darkness) densely dark  ( deep, thick )
    (of darkness) densely dark
     thick night
    thick night
     thick darkness
    thick darkness
     a face in deep shadow
    a face in deep shadow
     deep night
    deep night
  • extending relatively far inward  ( deep )
    extending relatively far inward
     a deep border
    a deep border