1. [ adjective ] relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply

"a deep breath" "a deep sigh" "deep concentration" "deep emotion" "a deep trance" "in a deep sleep"

Related terms: shallow profound heavy depth
2. [ adjective ] marked by depth of thinking

"deep thoughts" "a deep allegory"

Related terms: profound
3. [ adjective ] having great spatial extension or penetration; downward ("a deep well"); inward from an outer surface ("a deep gash"); backward ("deep shelves"); laterally ("a deep yard"); outward; sometimes used in combination


Related terms: shallow profound bottomless in_depth abysmal walk-in deep-water deep-water unfathomable depth
4. [ adjective ] very distant in time or space

"deep in the past" "deep in enemy territory" "deep in the woods" "a deep space probe"

Related terms: distant
5. [ adjective ] extreme

"in deep trouble" "deep happiness"

Related terms: intense
6. [ adjective ] having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
Synonyms: bass

"a deep voice" "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice" "a bass clarinet"

Related terms: low
7. [ adverb ] to a great depth;
Synonyms: deeply

"dived deeply" "dug deep"

8. [ adjective ] strong; intense
Synonyms: rich

"deep purple" "a rich red"

Related terms: colorful
9. [ adjective ] relatively thick from top to bottom

"deep carpets" "deep snow"

Related terms: thick
10. [ adjective ] extending relatively far inward

"a deep border"

Related terms: wide
11. [ adjective ] with head or back bent low

"a deep bow"

Related terms: low
12. [ adjective ] of an obscure nature
Synonyms: mysterious cryptic inscrutable mystifying cryptical

"the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms" "a deep dark secret" "the inscrutable workings of Providence" "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands"

Related terms: inexplicable
13. [ noun ] the central and most intense or profound part

"in the deep of night" "in the deep of winter"

Related terms: middle
14. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 29119
15. [ adjective ] large in quantity or size

"deep cuts in the budget"

Related terms: large
16. [ adjective ] exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy

"deep political machinations" "a deep plot"

Related terms: artful
17. [ adverb ] to far into space

"penetrated deep into enemy territory" "went deep into the woods";

18. [ adverb ] to an advanced time
Synonyms: late

"deep into the night" "talked late into the evening"

19. [ adjective ] (of darkness) very intense
Synonyms: thick

"thick night" "thick darkness" "a face in deep shadow" "deep night"

Related terms: intense
20. [ noun ] (geology,geography) a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
Synonyms: oceanic_abyss trench
Related terms: natural_depression japan_trench bougainville_trench nares_deep atacama_trench
21. [ adjective ] difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
Synonyms: recondite abstruse

"the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them" "a deep metaphysical theory" "some recondite problem in historiography"

Related terms: esoteric
22. [ noun ] (geography) literary term for an ocean
Synonyms: oceanic_abyss

"denizens of the deep"

Related terms: body_of_water ocean main
Similar spelling:   Depp