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Meaning of deep

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: to a great depth;far down; "dived deeply"; "dug deep"
             [syn: {deeply}, {deep}]
      2: to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into
         the evening" [syn: {deep}, {late}]
      3: to a great distance; "penetrated deep into enemy territory";
         "went deep into the woods"
      adj 1: relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep
             breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep
             emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep" [ant:
      2: marked by depth of thinking; "deep thoughts"; "a deep
      3: 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" [ant: {shallow}]
      4: very distant in time or space; "deep in the past"; "deep in
         enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe"
      5: extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness"
      6: having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep
         voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a
         bass clarinet" [syn: {bass}, {deep}]
      7: strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red" [syn: {deep},
      8: relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep
      9: extending relatively far inward; "a deep border"
      10: (of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness";
          "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night" [syn: {thick}, {deep}]
      11: large in quantity or size; "deep cuts in the budget"
      12: with head or back bent low; "a deep bow"
      13: 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" [syn: {cryptic}, {cryptical}, {deep}, {inscrutable},
          {mysterious}, {mystifying}]
      14: 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" [syn: {abstruse}, {deep}, {recondite}]
      15: exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy; "deep
          political machinations"; "a deep plot"
      n 1: the central and most intense or profound part; "in the deep
           of night"; "in the deep of winter"
      2: a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor [syn:
         {trench}, {deep}, {oceanic abyss}]
      3: literary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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