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