Definitions for deepdip
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
deepdip(adj. and adv.; n.)-er, -est
(adj.)extending far down from the top or surface:
a deep well; a deep cut.
extending far in or back from the front:
a deep shelf.
extending far in width; broad:
a deep border.
ranging far from the earth and sun:
a deep space probe.
having a specified dimension in depth:
a tank 10 feet deep.
immersed or submerged (usu. fol. by in):
a road deep in snow.
covered or immersed to a specified depth (often used in combination):
standing knee-deep in mud.
Category: Common Vocabulary
situated far back or within:
deep in the woods.
far back in geological history:
coming from far down:
a deep breath.
made with the body bent or lowered to a considerable degree:
a deep curtsy.
difficult to understand; abstruse:
a deep allegory.
not superficial; profound:
great in measure; intense:
sound and heavy:
(of colors) dark and vivid:
a deep red.
low in pitch, as sound, a voice, or the like.
deep, dark secrets.
involved or enveloped:
to be deep in debt.
deep in thought.
Baseball. relatively far from home plate:
deep center field.
of or pertaining to the deep structure of a sentence.
larger than usual:
(adv.)to or at a considerable or specified depth.
to a depth or breadth of several such persons or things (used in combination):
lined up three-deep around the block.
far on in time:
to look deep into the future.
Baseball. farther than usual from home plate:
The outfielders played deep.
(n.)the deep part of a body of water, esp. an area of the ocean floor having a depth greater than 18,000 ft. (5400 m).
Category: Geology, Oceanography
a vast extent, as of space or time.
the part of greatest intensity, as of winter.
any of the unmarked levels, one fathom apart, on a deep-sea lead line.
Category: Nautical, Navy
Ref: Compare mark1 (def. 18) 1 1 20
the deep,Literary. the sea or ocean:
The deep was his final resting place.
Idioms for deep:
go off the deep end, to act without thought of the consequences. to become emotionally overwrought. to act without restraint, as by good sense or taste:
The committee went off the deep end with the Christmas decorations.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Idiom
in deep, inextricably involved.
in deep water,in serious trouble.
Origin of deep:
bef. 900; ME dep, OE dēop, c. OHG tiof, ON djupr, Go diups
the central and most intense or profound part
"in the deep of night"; "in the deep of winter"
trench, deep, oceanic abyss(noun)
a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
literary term for an ocean
"denizens of the deep"
relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply
"a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep"
marked by depth of thinking
"deep thoughts"; "a deep allegory"
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"
very distant in time or space
"deep in the past"; "deep in enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe"
"in deep trouble"; "deep happiness"
having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
"a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet"
"deep purple"; "a rich red"
relatively thick from top to bottom
"deep carpets"; "deep snow"
extending relatively far inward
"a deep border"
(of darkness) very intense
"thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night"
large in quantity or size
"deep cuts in the budget"
with head or back bent low
"a deep bow"
cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying(adj)
of an obscure nature
"the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable 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"
abstruse, deep, recondite(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"
exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy
"deep political machinations"; "a deep plot"
to a great depth;far down
"dived deeply"; "dug deep"
to an advanced time
"deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening"
to a great distance
"penetrated deep into enemy territory"; "went deep into the woods"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a deep coal mine
a measurement from the top or from a surface down
"How deep was the snow?" "About six inches deep."
extending a long way from a surface or edge
a deep cut on his leg
(of a feeling, belief) strong
a deep sense of calm
(of breath) using a lot of air
Take a deep breath.; a deep sigh
(of a sound) low in pitch
his deep voice
(of a color) dark and intense
***a deep red
(of sleep) not easy to wake from; = sound
***She woke from a deep sleep.
complex and serious
to think deep thoughts
very involved in thinking or talking
far into sth
tunnels running deep underground; They were going deeper into the woods.
surrounded by two, three, etc. rows or levels
fish piled four deep in the baskets
at the most basic or essential level
I knew deep down that she was right.
(meaning 1 above) part of a lake, sea, etc.
creatures of the deep
The deep (meaning 2 above) part of a problem.
(with "the"): the sea, the ocean
A fielding position near the boundary.
Russell is a safe pair of hands in the deep
Having its bottom far down.
Profound, having great meaning or import, but possibly obscure or not obvious.
That is a deep thought!
To a significant, not superficial, extent.
In extent in a direction away from the observer.
The shelves are 30cm deep.
In a number of rows or layers:
a crowd three deep along the funeral procession
to take a deep breath / sigh / drink
Low in pitch.
She has a very deep contralto
Dark and highly saturated.
That's a very deep shade of blue
A long way inside; situated far in or back.
deep into the forest, deep in the forest
Sound, heavy (describing a state of sleep from which one is not easily awoken)
He was in a deep sleep...
Immersed, submerged (in).
deep in debt, deep in the mud
Origin: From depe, from deop, from deupaz, from dʰewb-. Cognate with depe, djap, djip, diep, tief, djup, djúpur, dubùs, dwfn.
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
Translations for deep
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
going or being far down or far into
a deep lake; a deep wound.
- profundoPortuguese (BR)
- عمیق؛ گودFarsi
- عمیق؛ گودPersian
- ژور، پوه، پټ، شديد، مشكل ګڼ، بم، بحر، اّسمان، جدى، چالاك، ډير زياتPashto
- 深的Chinese (Trad.)
- گہرائی تک جانے والاUrdu
- 深的Chinese (Simp.)
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