deep deep  /ˈdip/


  1. (adj) relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply
  2. (adj) marked by depth of thinking
  3. (adj) having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination
  4. (adj) very distant in time or space
  5. (adj) extreme
  6. (adj) having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
  7. (adj) strong; intense
  8. (adj) relatively thick from top to bottom
  9. (adj) extending relatively far inward
  10. (adj) (of darkness) very intense
  11. (adj) large in quantity or size
  12. (adj) with head or back bent low
  13. (adj) of an obscure nature
  14. (adj) difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
  15. (adj) exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy
  16. (adv) to a great depth;far down
  17. (adv) to an advanced time
  18. (adv) to a great distance
  19. (n) the central and most intense or profound part
  20. (n) a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
  21. (n) literary term for an ocean


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  1. Richard Corliss dips into his e-mailbag for another deep dose of hard-core nostalgia.
  2. The proposal to sink a deep shaft ten or twelve miles into the crust of the earth is not new.
  3. The effect was of walking through a deep cavern open to the sky.


  1. US voices deep concern at stiff jail term for in-law of Chinese Nobel winner

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. is voicing deep concern over the jailing of a brother-in-law of imprisoned Chinese democracy activist Liu Xiabao and urging fair treatment for the Nobel laureate's family.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Deep biosphere harbors active, growing communities of microorganisms

    The deep biosphere -- the realm of sediments far below the seafloor -- harbors a vast ecosystem of bacteria, archaea, and fungi that are actively metabolizing, proliferating, and moving, according a new study. The finding of so much activity in the deep biosphere has implications for our understanding of global biogeochemical cycles.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. Deep-sea rubbish found littering ocean floor

    Deep-sea roving robots have captured images of rubbish resting up to 2.5 miles underwater in a "Great Pacific Garbage Patch."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fox News


  1. "We have deep and pressing problems," Cameron said following his arrival at the prime minister's Downing Street residence 90 minutes after Gordon Brown's departure last night. "For those reasons, I aim to lead a proper and full coalition....
    on May 12, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: BusinessWeek

  2. After the numbers came out, Obama said the country is headed in the right direction but added, "The recession dug us a hole of about 8 million jobs deep."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  3. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, said Sen. Byrd "combined a devotion to the US Constitution with a deep learning of history to defend the interests of his state and the traditions of the Senate. We will remember him for his...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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