steep in

Definition of steep in

  1. 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. 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

steepplay
  1. :  lofty, high

    :  making a large angle with the plane of the horizon

    :  mounting or falling precipitously

  1. :  a precipitous place

  1. :  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)

  1. :  the state or process of being steeped

    :  a bath or solution in which something is steeped


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