Definition of steep in
1 : to make (someone) know and understand a lot about (something) Prior to his trip, he spent a few weeks steeping himself in the language. —often used as (be) steeped in She was steeped in the classics.
2 —used as (be) steeped in to say that there is a lot of something associated with a place, time, etc. an area steeped in history
Word by Word Definitions
: lofty, high
: making a large angle with the plane of the horizon
: mounting or falling precipitously
: a precipitous place
: to soak in a liquid at a temperature under the boiling point (as for softening, bleaching, or extracting an essence)
: to cover with or plunge into a liquid (as in bathing, rinsing, or soaking)
: to saturate with or subject thoroughly to (some strong or pervading influence)
: the state or process of being steeped
: a bath or solution in which something is steeped
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