Definitions for deepdip

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

deepdip(adj. and adv.; n.)-er, -est

  1. (adj.)extending far down from the top or surface:

    a deep well; a deep cut.

  2. extending far in or back from the front:

    a deep shelf.

  3. extending far in width; broad:

    a deep border.

  4. ranging far from the earth and sun:

    a deep space probe.

  5. having a specified dimension in depth:

    a tank 10 feet deep.

  6. immersed or submerged (usu. fol. by in):

    a road deep in snow.

  7. covered or immersed to a specified depth (often used in combination):

    standing knee-deep in mud.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  8. situated far back or within:

    deep in the woods.

  9. far back in geological history:

    deep time.

  10. coming from far down:

    a deep breath.

  11. made with the body bent or lowered to a considerable degree:

    a deep curtsy.

  12. difficult to understand; abstruse:

    a deep allegory.

  13. not superficial; profound:

    deep thoughts.

  14. heartfelt; sincere:

    deep affections.

  15. great in measure; intense:

    deep sorrow.

  16. sound and heavy:

    deep sleep.

  17. (of colors) dark and vivid:

    a deep red.

  18. low in pitch, as sound, a voice, or the like.

  19. mysterious; obscure:

    deep, dark secrets.

  20. involved or enveloped:

    to be deep in debt.

  21. absorbed; engrossed:

    deep in thought.

  22. Baseball. relatively far from home plate:

    deep center field.

    Category: Sport

  23. of or pertaining to the deep structure of a sentence.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  24. larger than usual:

    deep discounts.

  25. (adv.)to or at a considerable or specified depth.

  26. to a depth or breadth of several such persons or things (used in combination):

    lined up three-deep around the block.

  27. far on in time:

    to look deep into the future.

  28. Baseball. farther than usual from home plate:

    The outfielders played deep.

    Category: Sport

  29. (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

  30. a vast extent, as of space or time.

  31. the part of greatest intensity, as of winter.

  32. 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

  33. the deep,Literary. the sea or ocean:

    The deep was his final resting place.

Idioms for deep:

  1. 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

  2. in deep, inextricably involved.

    Category: Idiom

  3. in deep water,in serious trouble.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of deep:

bef. 900; ME dep, OE dēop, c. OHG tiof, ON djupr, Go diups


Princeton's WordNet

  1. deep(noun)

    the central and most intense or profound part

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

  2. trench, deep, oceanic abyss(noun)

    a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor

  3. deep(adj)

    literary term for an ocean

    "denizens of the deep"

  4. 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"

  5. deep(adj)

    marked by depth of thinking

    "deep thoughts"; "a deep allegory"

  6. deep(adj)

    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"

  7. deep(adj)

    very distant in time or space

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

  8. deep(adj)


    "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness"

  9. bass, deep(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"

  10. deep, rich(adj)

    strong; intense

    "deep purple"; "a rich red"

  11. deep(adj)

    relatively thick from top to bottom

    "deep carpets"; "deep snow"

  12. deep(adj)

    extending relatively far inward

    "a deep border"

  13. thick, deep(adj)

    (of darkness) very intense

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

  14. deep(adj)

    large in quantity or size

    "deep cuts in the budget"

  15. deep(adj)

    with head or back bent low

    "a deep bow"

  16. 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"

  17. 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"

  18. deep(adverb)

    exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy

    "deep political machinations"; "a deep plot"

  19. deeply, deep(adverb)

    to a great depth;far down

    "dived deeply"; "dug deep"

  20. deep, late(adverb)

    to an advanced time

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

  21. deep(adverb)

    to a great distance

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. deep(adjective)dip

    ≠ shallow

    a deep coal mine

  2. deepdip

    a measurement from the top or from a surface down

    "How deep was the snow?" "About six inches deep."

  3. deepdip

    extending a long way from a surface or edge

    a deep cut on his leg

  4. deepdip

    (of a feeling, belief) strong

    a deep sense of calm

  5. deepdip

    (of breath) using a lot of air

    Take a deep breath.; a deep sigh

  6. deepdip

    (of a sound) low in pitch

    his deep voice

  7. deepdip

    (of a color) dark and intense

    ***a deep red

  8. deepdip

    (of sleep) not easy to wake from; = sound

    ***She woke from a deep sleep.

  9. deepdip

    complex and serious

    to think deep thoughts

  10. deepdip

    very involved in thinking or talking

  11. deep(adverb)dip

    far into sth

    tunnels running deep underground; They were going deeper into the woods.

  12. deepdip

    surrounded by two, three, etc. rows or levels

    fish piled four deep in the baskets

  13. deepdip

    at the most basic or essential level

    I knew deep down that she was right.


  1. deep(Noun)

    (meaning 1 above) part of a lake, sea, etc.

    creatures of the deep

  2. deep(Noun)

    The deep (meaning 2 above) part of a problem.

  3. deep(Noun)

    (with "the"): the sea, the ocean

  4. deep(Noun)

    A fielding position near the boundary.

    Russell is a safe pair of hands in the deep

  5. deep(Adverb)


  6. deep(Adjective)

    Having its bottom far down.

  7. deep(Adjective)

    Profound, having great meaning or import, but possibly obscure or not obvious.

    That is a deep thought!

  8. deep(Adjective)

    To a significant, not superficial, extent.

  9. deep(Adjective)

    In extent in a direction away from the observer.

    The shelves are 30cm deep.

  10. deep(Adjective)

    In a number of rows or layers:

    a crowd three deep along the funeral procession

  11. deep(Adjective)


  12. deep(Adjective)


    to take a deep breath / sigh / drink

  13. deep(Adjective)

    Low in pitch.

    She has a very deep contralto

  14. deep(Adjective)

    Dark and highly saturated.

    That's a very deep shade of blue

  15. deep(Adjective)

    A long way inside; situated far in or back.

    deep into the forest, deep in the forest

  16. deep(Adjective)

    Sound, heavy (describing a state of sleep from which one is not easily awoken)

    He was in a deep sleep...

  17. deep(Adjective)

    Immersed, submerged (in).

    deep in debt, deep in the mud

  18. Origin: From depe, from deop, from deupaz, from dʰewb-. Cognate with depe, djap, djip, diep, tief, djup, djúpur, dubùs, dwfn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. 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

  2. Deep

    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

  3. Deep

    low in situation; lying far below the general surface; as, a deep valley

  4. Deep

    hard to penetrate or comprehend; profound; -- opposed to shallow or superficial; intricate; mysterious; not obvious; obscure; as, a deep subject or plot

  5. Deep

    of penetrating or far-reaching intellect; not superficial; thoroughly skilled; sagacious; cunning

  6. Deep

    profound; thorough; complete; unmixed; intense; heavy; heartfelt; as, deep distress; deep melancholy; deep horror

  7. Deep

    strongly colored; dark; intense; not light or thin; as, deep blue or crimson

  8. Deep

    of low tone; full-toned; not high or sharp; grave; heavy

  9. Deep

    muddy; boggy; sandy; -- said of roads

  10. Deep(adverb)

    to a great depth; with depth; far down; profoundly; deeply

  11. Deep(noun)

    that which is deep, especially deep water, as the sea or ocean; an abyss; a great depth

  12. Deep(noun)

    that which is profound, not easily fathomed, or incomprehensible; a moral or spiritual depth or abyss


  1. Deep

    Deep is a Japan-based mixed martial arts promoting and sanctioning organization. It is promoted by Shigeru Saeki who is also the former Public Relations Director of Pride Fighting Championships. Their inaugural event took place in 2001 and featured Paulo Filho and Royler Gracie. On May 17, 2008, Deep announced a partnership with ZST to share fighters, co-promote shows and eventually unify the promotions.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deep' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1297

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deep' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1831

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deep' in Adverbs Frequency: #257

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deep' in Adjectives Frequency: #125

Anagrams of deep

  1. peed

Translations for deep

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going or being far down or far into

a deep lake; a deep wound.

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