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deep

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1 extending far downward
  • lowered their bucket down a deep well
  • The ax made a deep cut into the wood.
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2 having a low musical pitch or range
  • The tour guide had an impressively deep voice.
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8 having considerable extent
  • an economist with a deep understanding of the forces that propel the global economy
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9 having the mind fixed on something
  • I was so deep in the mystery novel that I didn't hear the doorbell.
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all ears

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10 not close in time or space
  • an episode in her deep past that she had never spoken about
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broad, wide, deep mean having horizontal extent. broad and wide apply to a surface measured or viewed from side to side.
    • a broad avenue
wide is more common when units of measurement are mentioned
    • rugs eight feet wide
or applied to unfilled space between limits.
    • a wide doorway
broad is preferred when full horizontal extent is considered.
    • broad shoulders
deep may indicate horizontal extent away from the observer or from a front or peripheral point.
    • a deep cupboard
    • deep woods

deep

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1 the most intense or characteristic phase of something
  • the kind of cold weather that we usually have only in the deep of winter
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2 the whole body of salt water that covers nearly three-fourths of the earth
  • sailors exploring the farther reaches of the briny deep
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3 an immeasurable depth or space
  • the belief that somewhere in the deep of outer space humankind will meet its ultimate destiny
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