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Synonyms for deep

Synonyms for (noun) deep

Synonyms: deep Definition: literary term for an ocean Usage: denizens of the deep

Similar words: ocean Definition: a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere

Synonyms: trench, oceanic abyss, deep Definition: a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor

Similar words: natural depression, depression Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation

Synonyms: deep Definition: the central and most intense or profound part Usage: in the deep of night; in the deep of winter

Similar words: middle Definition: time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period Usage: the middle of the war; rain during the middle of April

Synonyms for (adjective) deep

Synonyms: deep Definition: exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy Usage: deep political machinations; a deep plot

Similar words: artful Definition: marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft Usage: the artful dodger; an artful choice of metaphors

Synonyms: deep, rich Definition: strong; intense Usage: deep purple; a rich red

Similar words: colorful, colourful Definition: having striking color Usage: colorful autumn leaves

Synonyms: deep Definition: very distant in time or space Usage: deep in the past; deep in enemy territory; deep in the woods; a deep space probe

Similar words: distant Definition: separated in space or coming from or going to a distance Usage: distant villages; the sound of distant traffic; a distant sound; a distant telephone call

Synonyms: deep Definition: 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 Usage: 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

Similar words: abysmal, abyssal, unfathomable Definition: resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable Usage: the abyssal depths of the ocean

Similar words: bottomless Definition: extremely deep Usage: a bottomless pit; a bottomless lake

Similar words: deep-water Definition: of or carried on in waters of great depth Usage: a deep-water port

Similar words: unfathomed, unplumbed, unsounded, profound Definition: situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed Usage: the profound depths of the sea; the dark unfathomed caves of ocean-Thomas Gray; unplumbed depths of the sea; remote and unsounded caverns

Similar words: walk-in Definition: (of e.g. closets or refrigerators) extending very far enough back to allow a person to enter Usage: a deep walk-in refrigerator; walk-in closets

Synonyms: deep Definition: relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply Usage: a deep breath; a deep sigh; deep concentration; deep emotion; a deep trance; in a deep sleep

Similar words: profound, wakeless, heavy, sound Definition: (of sleep) deep and complete Usage: a heavy sleep; fell into a profound sleep; a sound sleeper; deep wakeless sleep

Similar words: profound Definition: coming from deep within one Usage: a profound sigh

Synonyms: abstruse, recondite, deep Definition: difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge Usage: the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them; a deep metaphysical theory; some recondite problem in historiography

Similar words: esoteric Definition: confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle Usage: a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories

Synonyms: inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying, cryptic, cryptical, deep Definition: of an obscure nature Usage: 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

Similar words: inexplicable, incomprehensible Definition: incapable of being explained or accounted for Usage: inexplicable errors; left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons

Synonyms: deep Definition: with head or back bent low Usage: a deep bow

Similar words: low Definition: literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension Usage: low ceilings; low clouds; low hills; the sun is low; low furniture; a low bow

Synonyms: bass, deep Definition: having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range Usage: a deep voice; a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice; a bass clarinet

Similar words: low, low-pitched Definition: used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency

Synonyms: deep Definition: large in quantity or size Usage: deep cuts in the budget

Similar words: large, big Definition: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent Usage: a large city; set out for the big city; a large sum; a big (or large) barn; a large family; big businesses; a big expenditure; a large number of newspapers; a big group of scientists; large areas of the world

Synonyms: deep Definition: extreme Usage: in deep trouble; deep happiness

Similar words: intense Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense

Synonyms: thick, deep Definition: (of darkness) very intense Usage: thick night; thick darkness; a face in deep shadow; deep night

Similar words: intense Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense

Synonyms: deep Definition: marked by depth of thinking Usage: deep thoughts; a deep allegory

Similar words: profound Definition: showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth Usage: the differences are profound; a profound insight; a profound book; a profound mind; profound contempt; profound regret

Synonyms: deep Definition: relatively thick from top to bottom Usage: deep carpets; deep snow

Similar words: thick Definition: not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions Usage: an inch thick; a thick board; a thick sandwich; spread a thick layer of butter; thick coating of dust; thick warm blankets

Synonyms: deep Definition: extending relatively far inward Usage: a deep border

Similar words: broad, wide Definition: having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other Usage: wide roads; a wide necktie; wide margins; three feet wide; a river two miles broad; broad shoulders; a broad river