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Synonyms for steep

Synonyms for (noun) steep

Synonyms: steep Definition: a steep place (as on a hill)

Similar words: declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall Definition: a downward slope or bend

Synonyms for (verb) steep

Synonyms: steep, infuse Definition: let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse Usage: steep the blossoms in oil; steep the fruit in alcohol

Similar words: soak, imbue Definition: fill, soak, or imbue totally Usage: soak the bandage with disinfectant

Synonyms: engross, engulf, absorb, immerse, plunge, steep, soak up Definition: devote (oneself) fully to Usage: He immersed himself into his studies

Similar words: focus, concentrate, center, centre, rivet, pore Definition: direct one's attention on something Usage: Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

Synonyms for (adjective) steep

Synonyms: steep Definition: having a sharp inclination Usage: the steep attic stairs; steep cliffs

Similar words: sharp, precipitous, abrupt Definition: extremely steep Usage: an abrupt canyon; the precipitous rapids of the upper river; the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings; a sharp drop

Similar words: sheer, bluff, bold Definition: very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front Usage: a bluff headland; where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise; a sheer descent of rock

Similar words: heavy Definition: sharply inclined Usage: a heavy grade

Similar words: perpendicular Definition: extremely steep Usage: the great perpendicular face of the cliff

Similar words: steepish Definition: somewhat steep

Similar words: steep-sided Definition: having very steep sides

Synonyms: steep Definition: of a slope; set at a high angle Usage: note the steep incline; a steep roof sheds snow

Similar words: high Definition: (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high') Usage: a high mountain; high ceilings; high buildings; a high forehead; a high incline; a foot high

Synonyms: usurious, exorbitant, extortionate, unconscionable, steep, outrageous Definition: greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation Usage: exorbitant rent; extortionate prices; spends an outrageous amount on entertainment; usurious interest rate; unconscionable spending

Similar words: immoderate Definition: beyond reasonable limits Usage: immoderate laughter; immoderate spending