Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun deep

3 senses of deep

Sense 1
deep -- (the central and most intense or profound part; "in the deep of night"; "in the deep of winter")
       => middle -- (time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period; "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April")

Sense 2
trench, deep, oceanic abyss -- (a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor)
       => natural depression, depression -- (a sunken or depressed geological formation)

Sense 3
deep -- (literary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep")
       => ocean -- (a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere)

Antonyms of adj deep

15 senses of deep

Sense 1
deep (vs. shallow) -- (relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep")

shallow (vs. deep) -- (not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply; "shallow breathing"; "a night of shallow fretful sleep"; "in a shallow trance")
        => light, wakeful -- ((of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night")

Sense 2
deep -- (marked by depth of thinking; "deep thoughts"; "a deep allegory")

INDIRECT (VIA profound) -> superficial -- (concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences")

Sense 3
deep (vs. shallow) -- (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; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep")

shallow (vs. deep) -- (lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center; "shallow water"; "a shallow dish"; "a shallow cut"; "a shallow closet"; "established a shallow beachhead"; "hit the ball to shallow left field")
        => ankle-deep, knee-deep -- (coming only to the ankle or knee)
        => fordable -- (shallow enough to be crossed by walking or riding on an animal or in a vehicle; "the stream was fordable")
        => neritic -- (relating to the region of shallow water adjoining the seacoast; "neritic fauna")
        => reefy, shelfy, shelvy, shoaly -- (full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals; "reefy shallows"; "shoaly waters")

Sense 4
deep -- (very distant in time or space; "deep in the past"; "deep in enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe")

INDIRECT (VIA distant) -> close -- (at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships")

Sense 5
deep -- (extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness")

INDIRECT (VIA intense) -> mild -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")

Sense 6
bass, deep -- (having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet")

INDIRECT (VIA low) -> high, high-pitched -- (used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency)

Sense 7
deep, rich -- (strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red")

INDIRECT (VIA colorful) -> colorless, colourless -- (weak in color; not colorful)

Sense 8
deep -- (relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep snow")

INDIRECT (VIA thick) -> thin -- (of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint")

Sense 9
deep -- (extending relatively far inward; "a deep border")

INDIRECT (VIA wide) -> narrow -- (not wide; "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page")

Sense 10
thick, deep -- ((of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night")

INDIRECT (VIA intense) -> mild -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")

Sense 11
deep -- (large in quantity or size; "deep cuts in the budget")

INDIRECT (VIA large, big) -> small, little -- (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group")
INDIRECT (VIA large, big) -> small, little -- (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group")

Sense 12
deep -- (with head or back bent low; "a deep bow")

INDIRECT (VIA low) -> high -- ((literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high")

Sense 13
cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying -- (of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands")

INDIRECT (VIA inexplicable) -> explicable -- (capable of being explicated or accounted for; "explicable behavior")

Sense 14
abstruse, deep, recondite -- (difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography")

INDIRECT (VIA esoteric) -> exoteric -- (suitable for the general public; "writings of an exoteric nature")

Sense 15
deep -- (exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy; "deep political machinations"; "a deep plot")

INDIRECT (VIA artful) -> artless -- (simple and natural; without cunning or deceit; "an artless manner"; "artless elegance")

Similarity of adj deep

15 senses of deep

Sense 1
deep (vs. shallow) -- (relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep")
       => heavy, profound, sound, wakeless -- ((of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep")
       => profound -- (coming from deep within one; "a profound sigh")

Sense 2
deep -- (marked by depth of thinking; "deep thoughts"; "a deep allegory")
       => profound (vs. superficial) -- (showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret")

Sense 3
deep (vs. shallow) -- (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; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep")
       => abysmal, abyssal, unfathomable -- (resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable; "the abyssal depths of the ocean")
       => bottomless -- (extremely deep; "a bottomless pit"; "a bottomless lake")
       => deep-water -- (of or carried on in waters of great depth; "a deep-water port")
       => profound, unfathomed, unplumbed, unsounded -- (situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed; "the profound depths of the sea"; "the dark unfathomed caves of ocean"-Thomas Gray; "unplumbed depths of the sea"; "remote and unsounded caverns")
       => walk-in (prenominal) -- ((of e.g. closets or refrigerators) extending very far enough back to allow a person to enter; "a deep walk-in refrigerator"; "walk-in closets")
          Also See-> unfathomable#1

Sense 4
deep -- (very distant in time or space; "deep in the past"; "deep in enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe")
       => distant (vs. close) -- (separated in space or coming from or going to a distance; "distant villages"; "the sound of distant traffic"; "a distant sound"; "a distant telephone call")

Sense 5
deep -- (extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness")
       => intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

Sense 6
bass, deep -- (having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet")
       => low (vs. high), low-pitched -- (used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency)

Sense 7
deep, rich -- (strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red")
       => colorful (vs. colorless), colourful -- (having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves")

Sense 8
deep -- (relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep snow")
       => thick (vs. thin) -- (not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions; "an inch thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm blankets")

Sense 9
deep -- (extending relatively far inward; "a deep border")
       => wide (vs. narrow), broad -- (having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river")

Sense 10
thick, deep -- ((of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night")
       => intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

Sense 11
deep -- (large in quantity or size; "deep cuts in the budget")
       => large (vs. small), big (vs. little) -- (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world")

Sense 12
deep -- (with head or back bent low; "a deep bow")
       => low (vs. high) -- (literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension; "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow")

Sense 13
cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying -- (of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands")
       => inexplicable (vs. explicable), incomprehensible -- (incapable of being explained or accounted for; "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons")

Sense 14
abstruse, deep, recondite -- (difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography")
       => esoteric (vs. exoteric) -- (confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle; "a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories")

Sense 15
deep -- (exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy; "deep political machinations"; "a deep plot")
       => artful (vs. artless) -- (marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft; "the artful dodger"; "an artful choice of metaphors")

Synonyms of adv deep

3 senses of deep

Sense 1
deeply, deep -- (to a great depth;far down; "dived deeply"; "dug deep")

Sense 2
deep, late -- (to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening")

Sense 3
deep -- (to a great distance; "penetrated deep into enemy territory"; "went deep into the woods")

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