Examples of steepen in a Sentence
The path steepened as we approached the summit.
A large glacier steepened the side of the mountain.
Recent Examples of steepen from the Web
While compromises averted threatened bans in India, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, the company’s decline steepened starting in 2010.
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Definition of steepen for English Language Learners
: to become steep or steeper or to make (something) steep or steeper
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