depth

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

depth

noun

Definition of DEPTH

1
distance measured from the top to the bottom of something <be sure to check the depth of the water before diving off the dock>
Synonyms deepness, drop
Related Words lowness; draft, sounding
2
the quality of being great in extent (as of insight) <the depth of the poet's understanding of human nature has given his works a timeless appeal>
3
the most intense or characteristic phase of something <I was in the depths of profound thought when I was rudely interrupted>
Related Words center, heart
4
the lowest point or level <at the depth of her depression she had even contemplated suicide>
Related Words abyss, armpit, pit
5
the most extreme or advanced point <even in the depth of the Great Depression people never lost hope>
Synonyms depth, extremity, limit

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