Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb deepen

4 senses of deepen

Sense 1
intensify, compound, heighten, deepen -- (make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions")
       => increase -- (become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased")

Sense 2
intensify, deepen -- (become more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan")
       => increase -- (become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased")

Sense 3
deepen -- (make deeper; "They deepened the lake so that bigger pleasure boats could use it")
       => enlarge -- (make larger; "She enlarged the flower beds")

Sense 4
deepen, change -- (become deeper in tone; "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

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