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Definition of Deep

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Low in situation; lying far below the general surface; as, a deep valley.
  • Hard to penetrate or comprehend; profound; -- opposed to shallow or superficial; intricate; mysterious; not obvious; obscure; as, a deep subject or plot.
  • Of penetrating or far-reaching intellect; not superficial; thoroughly skilled; sagacious; cunning.
  • Profound; thorough; complete; unmixed; intense; heavy; heartfelt; as, deep distress; deep melancholy; deep horror.
  • Strongly colored; dark; intense; not light or thin; as, deep blue or crimson.
  • Of low tone; full-toned; not high or sharp; grave; heavy.
  • Muddy; boggy; sandy; -- said of roads.
  • To a great depth; with depth; far down; profoundly; deeply.
  • That which is deep, especially deep water, as the sea or ocean; an abyss; a great depth.
  • That which is profound, not easily fathomed, or incomprehensible; a moral or spiritual depth or abyss.
  • literary term for an ocean
  • a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
  • the central and most intense or profound part
  • to a great depth; far down or in
  • to a great distance
  • to an advanced time
  • 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
  • relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply

How to use deep in a sentence. Deep pronunciation.

The return of the drunken chair-maker made a deep impression on him-almost as deep as the waking dreams he had had of his uncle calling him.
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He's a deep one, and a great artist is Nahoum.
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He will dig thy grave deep, and wait long.
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Egypt, industrial in a real sense; Egypt, paying her own way without tyranny and loans: Egypt, without corvee, and with an army hired from a full public purse; Egypt, grown strong and able to resist the suzerainty and cruel tribute-that touched his native goodness of heart, so long, in disguise; it appealed to the sense of leadership in him; to the love of the soil deep in his bones; to regard for the common people-for was not his mother a slave?
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Here, against the thing of savage hate which had drunk of the veins and crushed the bones of his fair wife, he would strike one blow deep and strong and shed the blood of sacrifice before his own was shed.
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He struck deep, drew forth the dagger-and was still.
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Troubled by a deep danger drawing near, Kaid had drawn him into his tough service, half-blindly catching at his help, with a strange, almost superstitious belief that luck and good would come from the alliance; seeing in him a protection against wholesale robbery and debt-were not the English masters of finance, and was not this Englishman honest, and with a brain of fire and an eye that pierced things?
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The day of Nahoum's wrath and revenge was not yet come; it was his deep design to lay the foundation for his own dark actions strong on a rock of apparent confidence and devotion.
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We were plowing through great deeps of powdery alkali dust that rose in thick clouds and floated across the plain like smoke from a burning house.
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We found the small skiff belonging to the Brigade boys, and without loss of time set out across a deep bend of the lake toward the landmarks that signified the locality of the camp.
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The shore all along was indented with deep, curved bays and coves, bordered by narrow sand-beaches; and where the sand ended, the steep mountain-sides rose right up aloft into space-rose up like a vast wall a little out of the perpendicular, and thickly wooded with tall pines.
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So singularly clear was the water, that where it was only twenty or thirty feet deep the bottom was so perfectly distinct that the boat seemed floating in the air!
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Yes, where it was even eighty feet deep.
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By official measurement the lake in its centre is one thousand five hundred and twenty-five feet deep!
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Consequently, such people feel rather disappointed when they stand on the shores of the Humboldt or the Carson and find that a "river" in Nevada is a sickly rivulet which is just the counterpart of the Erie canal in all respects save that the canal is twice as long and four times as deep.
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Six of the cabins were strung along one side of a deep canyon, and the other five faced them.
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He said that this surface quartz was not all there was of our mine; but that the wall or ledge of rock called the "Monarch of the Mountains," extended down hundreds and hundreds of feet into the earth -he illustrated by saying it was like a curb-stone, and maintained a nearly uniform thickness-say twenty feet-away down into the bowels of the earth, and was perfectly distinct from the casing rock on each side of it; and that it kept to itself, and maintained its distinctive character always, no matter how deep it extended into the earth or how far it stretched itself through and across the hills and valleys.
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He said it might be a mile deep and ten miles long, for all we knew; and that wherever we bored into it above ground or below, we would find gold and silver in it, but no gold or silver in the meaner rock it was cased between.
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Our shaft was only twelve feet deep.
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So we went down the mountain side and worked a week; at the end of which time we had blasted a tunnel about deep enough to hide a hogshead in, and judged that about nine hundred feet more of it would reach the ledge.
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Examples of Deep

Example #1
As he made his way down the hillside again he fell to thinking upon all Faith had written.
Example #2
But after other conquests there have been peace and order and law.
Example #3
I'll bet a dollar you'll see them both to-night at the Palace-if Kaid doesn't throw them to the lions for their dinner before yours is served.
Example #4
Achmet is cruel as a tiger to any one that stands in his way; Nahoum, the whale, only opens out to swallow now and then; but when Nahoum does open out, down goes Jonah, and never comes up again.
Example #5
Thee will never do me ill; but do I not know that I shall have foes at every corner, behind every mooshrabieh screen, on every mastaba, in the pasha's court-yard, by every mosque?
Example #6
As my uncle went I shall go one day.