the deep

Definition of the deep

1 literary + formal :the ocean
  • the briny deep
  • creatures of the deep
2 literary :the middle part of something
  • He left home in the deep of the night.

Word by Word Definitions

deep play
  1. : extending far from some surface or area: such as

  2. : extending far downward

  3. : extending well inward from an outer surface

  1. : to a great depth : deeply

  2. : far on : late

  3. : near the outer limits of the playing area

  1. : a vast or immeasurable extent : abyss

  2. : the extent of surrounding space or time

  3. : ocean


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