- v make more intense, stronger, or more marked
This event only deepened my convictions
- v become more intense
His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan
- v make deeper
They deepened the lake so that bigger pleasure boats could use it
- v become deeper in tone
Her voice deepened when she whispered the password
- The only thing that would meaningfully "deepen" that isolation would be for China to shut down trade entirely across its border something Beijing has never given any indication .
- The new President has pledged to bolster not just France's economy, work ethic and diplomatic standing he has also promised to "modernize and deepen the cultural activity of .
- This revelation is likely to deepen suspicions of congressional investigators looking into the controversial pardon given to Rich by President Clinton that Denise Rich's .
- Barack Obama in Reuters India
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...
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in Telegraph.co.uk
Hillary Clinton, secretary of state, said unless Iran showed a change of heart attention would turn to "exploring how you broaden and deepen sanctions".