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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)

    extreme

    "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"

Wiktionary

  1. deep(Noun)

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

    creatures of the deep

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

  2. deep(Noun)

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

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

  3. deep(Noun)

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

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

  4. deep(Noun)

    A fielding position near the boundary.

    Russell is a safe pair of hands in the deep

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

  5. deep(Adverb)

    deeply

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

  6. deep(Adjective)

    Having its bottom far down.

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

  7. deep(Adjective)

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

    That is a deep thought!

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

  8. deep(Adjective)

    To a significant, not superficial, extent.

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

  9. deep(Adjective)

    In extent in a direction away from the observer.

    The shelves are 30cm deep.

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

  10. deep(Adjective)

    In a number of rows or layers:

    a crowd three deep along the funeral procession

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

  11. deep(Adjective)

    Thick.

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

  12. deep(Adjective)

    Voluminous.

    to take a deep breath / sigh / drink

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

  13. deep(Adjective)

    Low in pitch.

    She has a very deep contralto

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

  14. deep(Adjective)

    Dark and highly saturated.

    That's a very deep shade of blue

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

  15. deep(Adjective)

    A long way inside; situated far in or back.

    deep into the forest, deep in the forest

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

  16. deep(Adjective)

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

    He was in a deep sleep...

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

  17. deep(Adjective)

    Immersed, submerged (in).

    deep in debt, deep in the mud

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  3. Deep

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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  4. Deep

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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  5. Deep

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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  6. Deep

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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  7. Deep

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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  8. Deep

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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  9. Deep

    muddy; boggy; sandy; -- said of roads

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  10. Deep(adverb)

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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  11. Deep(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

  12. Deep(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. dep, deop, AS. dep; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. djpr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See Dip, Dive.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Deep

    dēp, adj. extending far down or far from the outside: difficult to understand: secret: wise and penetrating: cunning: very still: profound: profoundly learned in a language: intense, heart-felt: sunk low: low or grave: (of a road) encumbered with mud, sand, or ruts.—adv. in a deep manner.—n. that which is deep: the sea: anything profound or incomprehensible.—adjs. Deep′-browed, of high intellectual powers; Deep′-draw′ing (of ships), requiring considerable depth to float in; Deep′-drawn; Deep′-dyed, thorough-going, extreme—in a bad sense.—v.t. Deep′en, to make deeper in any sense: to increase.—v.i. to become deeper.—adjs. Deep′-fet (Shak.), fetched or drawn from a depth; Deep′-laid.—adv. Deep′ly.—adjs. Deep′-most, deepest; Deep′-mouthed, with deep voice.—n. Deep′ness.—adjs. Deep′-read, profoundly versed; Deep′-sea, pertaining to the deeper parts of the sea; Deep′-seat′ed, firmly seated; Deep′-toned, having a deep tone. [A.S. deóp; Ger. tief. Cf. Dip, Dive.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. deep

    A word figuratively applied to the ocean. On the coast of Germany, to the northward of Friesland, it is of the same import as gulf on the coasts of France, Spain, Italy, &c. Also, any depth over 20 fathoms.--Deep-sea fishing. In contradistinction to coast, or when the hand-lead reaches bottom at 20 fathoms.--Hand deeps. Out of ordinary leadsman's sounding.--A vessel is deep as regards her lading, and is also said to sail deep when her expenses run high.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. deep

    A term used in the disposition or arrangements of soldiers placed in ranks before each other; hence, two deep, three deep, etc. Deep line of operations, a long line.

Rap Dictionary

  1. deep(noun)

    A unit of measure. "It was a crew four deep" -- D-Nice.

  2. deep(noun)

    A hip hop clothing manufacturer (X-Large).

  3. deep(noun)

    Heavy in the hippy sense of the word.

  4. deep(noun)

    A long time.

  5. deep(noun)

    A to have a woman perform fellio that involves her taking a penis as much into her mouth as possible. to deep throat

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    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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DEEP in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DEEP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of DEEP in a Sentence

  1. Ian Kerner:

    The average vagina is just three to four inches deep, so most guys are doing just fine with their average dimensions, in my experience as a sex therapist, when size matters, it's generally because a guy's penis is too large rather than too small, and that can lead to painful sex.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    We often hear that Time heals all wounds. It's a misconception, in my view. Some wounds can be very deep and way beyond any healing process. Most of the wounds, given enough time, turn into scars. And the pain lessens, but it never goes away. Somewhere deep inside, we must feel it, still alive and afresh! Never walk away from your innermost feelings, no matter how painful those may be; because that's the reality of life we must accept and manage effectively. Good luck, my friend!

  3. Ireland Britain Prince Charles:

    At the time I could not imagine how we would ever come to terms with the anguish of such a deep loss.

  4. Mark Bertolini:

    The process is underway. We've engaged in conversations with insurance commissioners, with governors, with Washington, we're doing deep analysis, even deeper than we did before the deal on the number of competitors by market.

  5. Joko Widodo:

    I feel a deep loss over this disaster and pray for the families to be given fortitude and strength.

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