deepen deepen  /ˈdi pən/


  1. (v) make more intense, stronger, or more marked
  2. (v) become more intense
  3. (v) make deeper
  4. (v) become deeper in tone


  1. Stefansson's work could deepen our understanding of diseases that strike non-Icelanders.
  2. The election and ordination of Gene Robinson was an event which many in the Communion had warned would deepen our divisions.
  3. If you are tempted to try to look up some of the references, it might deepen your experience and you might find jokes that you hadn't gotten before.


  1. Spreadtrum Leads ADRs Rally on U.S. Data: China Overnight

    Chinese stocks rose for the first time in three days in New York , led by Spreadtrum Communications Inc. (SPRD) , as better-than forecast U.S. economic data outweighed concern that a slowdown in Asia ’s biggest economy will deepen.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Gothamist Wants Your Freelance Submissions

    Gothamist is looking to expand and deepen our coverage of New York City, and we're paying. [ more › ]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gothamist

  3. North Korea seeking to deepen ties with far-away Uganda

    Pyongyang, never great at making allies, has deepened ties with the small African state.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Post


  1. "All of us are paying a price for this home mortgage crisis. And all of us will pay an even steeper price if we allow this crisis to deepen - a crisis which is unraveling homeownership, the middle class, and the American Dream itself," Obama...
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters India

  2. Hillary Clinton, secretary of state, said unless Iran showed a change of heart attention would turn to "exploring how you broaden and deepen sanctions".
    on Sep 28, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source:

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