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deep
'deep' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'deep'
1. relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply
a deep breath
a deep sigh
deep concentration
deep emotion
a deep trance
in a deep sleep
2. marked by depth of thinking
deep thoughts
a deep allegory
3. 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 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
4. very distant in time or space
deep in the past
deep in enemy territory
deep in the woods
a deep space probe
5. extreme
in deep trouble
deep happiness
6. having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
a deep voice
7. strong; intense
deep purple
8. relatively thick from top to bottom
deep carpets
deep snow
9. extending relatively far inward
a deep border
10. (of darkness) very intense
a face in deep shadow
deep night
11. large in quantity or size
deep cuts in the budget
12. with head or back bent low
a deep bow
13. of an obscure nature
a deep dark secret
14. difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
a deep metaphysical theory
15. exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy
deep political machinations
a deep plot

'deep' - used as a adverb
16. to a great depth
dug deep
17. to an advanced time
deep into the night
18. to far into space
penetrated deep into enemy territory
went deep into the woods

'deep' - used as a noun
19. the central and most intense or profound part
in the deep of night
in the deep of winter
20. a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
21. literary term for an ocean
denizens of the deep

derived forms
1. Deep / Plural
deeps
2. Deep / Comparitive
deeper
3. Deep / Superlative
deepest
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