- deep·en·er, noun
- deep·en·ing·ly, adverb
- o·ver·deep·en, verb (used with object)
- un·deep·ened, adjective
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How to use deepen in a sentence
These kinds of questions push against the boundaries of our mathematical worlds and deepen our understanding of them.Some Math Problems Seem Impossible. That Can Be a Good Thing. | Patrick Honner | November 18, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
It’s a connection that deepens when we consider the magnitude and irreversibility of extinction.
Ferreiro likes to roast chicken or turkey bones before making his stock, which deepens the color of the stock and adds lots of flavor.How to make pan gravy with or without meat drippings | Daniela Galarza | November 11, 2020 | Washington Post
With the outlook for the return of in-person events still murky, Industry Dive’s ads business should be able to continue to deepen its relationships with advertisers.‘Help us solve goals that we can’t solve in person’: How Industry Dive soared revenue as B2B budgets migrated to digital | Max Willens | November 10, 2020 | Digiday
That would mean introducing more new products, as well as updating existing ones and deepening Clorox’s reach in new categories.How Clorox’s new CEO plans to turn disinfectant wipes into future wins | Phil Wahba | October 21, 2020 | Fortune
On set, my psychotherapy training greatly deepened the experience I had working with the writers, cast, and crew.
In the ensuing nine months, divisions have considerably deepened because of mass atrocities committed by both sides.
As my paranoia deepened, I became convinced that I had died and no one was telling me.Maureen Dowd: ‘I Love’ Pot Billboard Using My Image, Will Use It for Christmas Card | Abby Haglage | September 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And like many of the best songs, their resonance has only deepened with time.Schoolhouse Rock: A Trojan Horse of Knowledge and Power | Jason Lynch | September 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, European Union leaders continued to threaten Russia with more sanctions, if the crisis deepened.
With every allusion that Ramona made to the saints' statues, Alessandro's desire to procure one for her deepened.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
He felt, in his sensitive way, that the two sweet-souled Englishwomen had deepened and sanctified his love for Jean.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
When, in reply to his questions in regard to Alessandro's wife, Felipe heard her spoken of as "Majella," his perplexity deepened.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
It was perched high above the sidewalk, for the street but a few years since was a gully, and the grading had deepened it.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
The shadows deepened in the school-room, for a curtain of clouds was sweeping across the moon.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
British Dictionary definitions for deepen
to make or become deep, deeper, or more intense
- deepener, noun
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