Definitions of deep:
- noun: literary term for an ocean
Example: "Denizens of the deep"
- noun: the central and most intense or profound part
Example: "In the deep of night"
- noun: a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
- adjective: with head or back bent low
Example: "A deep bow"
- adjective: large in quantity or size
Example: "Deep cuts in the budget"
- adjective: extreme
Example: "In deep trouble"
- adjective: marked by depth of thinking
Example: "Deep thoughts"
- adjective: relatively thick from top to bottom
Example: "Deep carpets"
- adjective: extending relatively far inward
Example: "A deep border"
- adjective: exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy
Example: "Deep political machinations"
- adjective: strong; intense
Example: "Deep purple"
- adjective: very distant in time or space
Example: "Deep in the past"
- adjective: 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
Example: "A deep well"
- adjective: relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply
Example: "A deep breath"
- adjective: having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
Example: "A deep voice"
- adjective: (of darkness) very intense
Example: "A face in deep shadow"
- adjective: difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
Example: "A deep metaphysical theory"
- adjective: of an obscure nature
Example: "A deep dark secret"
- adverb: to far into space
Example: "Penetrated deep into enemy territory"
- adverb: to an advanced time
Example: "Deep into the night"
- adverb: to a great depth
Example: "Dived deeply"
- name: A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #29119)
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