Synonyms for (verb) deepen

Synonyms: deepen, intensify

Definition: become more intense

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

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased


Synonyms: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound

Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked

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

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased


Synonyms: deepen, change

Definition: become deeper in tone

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

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: deepen

Definition: make deeper

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

Similar words: enlarge

Definition: make larger

Usage: She enlarged the flower beds