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What's The Definition Of Deep?

[n] literary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep"
[n] a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
[n] the central and most intense or profound part; "in the deep of night"; "in the deep of winter"
[adv] to a great depth; "dived deeply"; "dug deep"
[adv] to far into space; "penetrated deep into enemy territory"; "went deep into the woods";
[adv] to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening"
[adj] exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy; "deep political machinations"; "a deep plot"
[adj] strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red"
[adj] very distant in time or space; "deep in the past"; "deep in enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe"
[adj] having great spatial extension or penetration; downward ("a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"); or inward from an outer surface ("a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"); or backward ("deep shelves"; "a deep closet"); or laterally ("surrounded by a deep yard"); or outward from a center ((sports) "hit the ball to deep center field"); sometimes used in combination; "waist-deep"
[adj] relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep"
[adj] difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography"
[adj] of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutible workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands"
[adj] with head or back bent low; "a deep bow"
[adj] having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet"
[adj] large in quantity or size; "deep cuts in the budget"
[adj] extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness"
[adj] (of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night"
[adj] marked by depth of thinking; "deep thoughts"; "a deep allegory"
[adj] relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep snow"
[adj] extending relatively far inward; "a deep border"

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Related Terms | Find terms related to Deep: absorbed | absorbing | abstract | abstracted | abstruse | abysm | abysmal | abyss | abyssal | abyssal zone | acute | ample | amplitudinous | ankle-deep | arcane | arch | ardent | artful | astute | at bottom | at the core | baritone | bass | Bassalia | bathyal zone | benthos | big drink | blue | blue water | booming | bottom waters | bottomless | bottomless depths | brine | briny | broad | broad-minded | cagey | canny | capacious | cavity | centered | central | chasm | civilized | clever | colored | commodious | complex | complicated | comprehensive | concealed | concentrated | consequential | considerable | contralto | contriving | crafty | crater | crevasse | cultivated | cultured | cunning | cute | dark | deceitful | deep-colored | deep-cut | deep-down | deep-echoing | deep-engraven | deep-felt | deep-fixed | deepgoing | deepish | deep-laid | deeply | deep-lying | deepmouthed | deep-pitched | deep-reaching | deep-rooted | deep-seated | deep-set | deep-settled | deep-sinking | deepsome | deep-sunk | deep-sunken | deep-toned | depth | designing | devious | difficult | diplomatic | discerning | drink | dyed | earnest | earnestly | educated | encyclopedic | engaged | engrossed | erudite | esoteric | exhaustive | expansive | extended | extending | extensive | far-reaching | feline | fervent | fixed | foxy | full | full-colored | grand | grave | great | ground | guileful | gulf | hard | heartfelt | heavily | heavy | hermetic | hidden | high sea | high seas | hole | hollow | homefelt | hued | hydrosphere | imbued | immersed | impenetrable | in color | in Technicolor | incomprehensible | indelible | indoor | infinite | ingenious | inmost | inner | inner space | innermost | inscrutable | inside | insidious | intense | intensely | intent | interior | internal | intestine | intimate | into | intricate | intriguing | intrinsic | inventive | involved | inward | irresistible | keen | knee-deep | knowing | knowledgeable | learned | lettered | literate | lost | low | low-pitched | Machiavellian | Machiavellic | main | main sea | maximum | mighty | mysterious | mystical | obscure | occult | occupied | ocean | ocean bottom | ocean depths | ocean floor | ocean main | ocean sea | pansophic | past comprehension | pawky | pelagic zone | penetrating | perspicacious | pervading | piercing | pit | plenary | plotting | poignant | politic | polyhistoric | polymath | polymathic | powerful | preoccupied | profound | profoundly | rapt | ready | recondite | resonant | resounding | resourceful | rich | roomy | rumbling | sagacious | sage | salt sea | salt water | sapient | scheming | scholarly | scholastic | sea | secret | sepulchral | serious | serpentine | set | shaft | sharp | shifty | shrewd | sincere | slick | slippery | sly | smooth | snaky | sneaky | sonorous | sophistical | spacious | spreading | stained | stealthy | strategic | strong | studious | subtile | subtle | supple | tactical | thalassa | the bounding main | the brine | the briny | the briny deep | the deep | the deep sea | the deeps | the depths | the seven seas | the vasty deep | tide | tinct | tinctured | tinged | tinted | toned | total | transcendental | trench | trickish | tricksy | tricky | unfathomable | vast | voluminous | vulpine | wary | wash-colored | weighty | well | wide | widespread | wily | wise | wise as Solomon | wrapped | wrapped up | yawning | yawning abyss

See Also | Atacama Trench | Bougainville Trench | depression | Japan Trench | middle | Nares Deep | natural depression | ocean | unfathomable

Deep In Webster's Dictionary

\Deep\, adv. To a great depth; with depth; far down; profoundly; deeply. Deep-versed in books, and shallow in himself. --Milton. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. --Pope. Note: Deep, in its usual adverbial senses, is often prefixed to an adjective; as, deep-chested, deep-cut, deep-seated, deep-toned, deep-voiced, ``deep-uddered kine.''
\Deep\, n. 1. That which is deep, especially deep water, as the sea or ocean; an abyss; a great depth. Courage from the deeps of knowledge springs. --Cowley. The hollow deep of hell resounded. --Milton. Blue Neptune storms, the bellowing deeps resound. --Pope. 2. That which is profound, not easily fathomed, or incomprehensible; a moral or spiritual depth or abyss. Thy judgments are a great deep. --Ps. xxxvi. 6. {Deep of night}, the most quiet or profound part of night; dead of night. The deep of night is crept upon our talk. --Shak.

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