What does DEEPEN mean?

Definitions for DEEPEN
ˈdi pənDEEPEN

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word DEEPEN.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intensify, compound, heighten, deepen(verb)

    make more intense, stronger, or more marked

    "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"

  2. intensify, deepen(verb)

    become more intense

    "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"

  3. deepen(verb)

    make deeper

    "They deepened the lake so that bigger pleasure boats could use it"

  4. deepen, change(verb)

    become deeper in tone

    "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"


  1. deepen(Verb)

    To make deep or deeper

    They deepened the well by 200 feet.

  2. deepen(Verb)

    To make darker or more intense; to darken

    The event deepened the prevailing gloom.

  3. deepen(Verb)

    To make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree

    News of her death deepened my sorrow.

  4. deepen(Verb)

    To make lower in tone

    The tuner deepened the tone of the organ.

  5. deepen(Verb)

    To become deeper

    The water deepens as you go toward the middle of the channel.

  6. deepen(Verb)

    To become darker or more intense

    The crisis deepened in the following weeks.

  7. deepen(Verb)

    To become lower in tone

    His voice deepened with age.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deepen(verb)

    to make deep or deeper; to increase the depth of; to sink lower; as, to deepen a well or a channel

  2. Deepen(verb)

    to make darker or more intense; to darken; as, the event deepened the prevailing gloom

  3. Deepen(verb)

    to make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree; as, to deepen grief or sorrow

  4. Deepen(verb)

    to make more grave or low in tone; as, to deepen the tones of an organ

  5. Deepen(verb)

    to become deeper; as, the water deepens at every cast of the lead; the plot deepens

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How to say DEEPEN in sign language?

  1. deepen


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DEEPEN in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DEEPEN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of DEEPEN in a Sentence

  1. Sir Francis Bacon:

    The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery.

  2. Nisha Desai Biswal:

    We're looking at what additional areas we can engage in to deepen that cooperation.

  3. Aurora Berill:

    Enjoy beautiful moments with people you love and deepen your relationships with them.

  4. Linda Reynolds:

    It will deepen long-standing ties through the conduct of exercises, training and courses.

  5. Amr Adly:

    As typical as other neo-liberal reforms, this may actually deepen the trend of impoverishment more than under Mubarak.

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  • تعمقArabic
  • удълбочавам, усилвам, задълбочавам се, задълбочавамBulgarian
  • profunditzar, profunditzar-seCatalan, Valencian
  • vergrößern, vertiefen, aushölen, zunehmenGerman
  • vahvistua, voimistaa, syventää, syventyä, vahvistaa, voimistua, syvetä, tummentaaFinnish
  • approfondirFrench
  • memperdalamIndonesian
  • 深める, 深まるJapanese
  • 깊어지다Korean
  • усилить, углубляться, углублять, углубить, усилиться, усиливать, углубиться, усиливатьсяRussian

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