OTHER WORDS FOR deep
Idioms about deep
- to enter upon a course of action with heedless or irresponsible indifference to consequences.
- to become emotionally overwrought.
- inextricably involved.
- having made or committed oneself to make a large financial investment.
- in difficult or serious circumstances; in trouble.
- in a situation beyond the range of one's capability or skill: You're a good student, but you'll be in deep water in medical school.
Origin of deep
OTHER WORDS FROM deep
How to use deep in a sentence
He said that the NYPD will be in deepest mourning this Christmas season.
“My deepest apologies for not writing sooner,” he began his letter to her by saying.
But at midnight the deepest penetration on Omaha was barely more than a mile.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had been poor too long, I was drinking a lot, I was beginning to doubt, in the deepest of ways, the wisdom of my choice of job.The Stacks: How The Berlin Wall Inspired John le Carré’s First Masterpiece|John le Carré|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Send a postcard to PostSecret and your deepest thoughts could end up on a blog.
Mr. Pickwick—deepest obligations—life preserver—made a man of me—you shall never repent it, sir.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
As you have already been told, Yung Pak had from his earliest days been taught the deepest reverence and honour for his father.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
That is one of my deepest convictions, and I shall try very hard to prove that it is just.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The deepest silence prevailed around, and I listened to it, if I may use the expression, with a sort of respect.
No one with even an ordinary share of sensibility can witness a ceremony involving such consequences without the deepest emotion.
British Dictionary definitions for deep
- (postpositive) of a specified dimension downwards, inwards, or backwardssix feet deep
- (in combination)a six-foot-deep trench
- to lose one's temper; react angrily
- mainly US to act rashly
- a poetic term for the ocean
- cricket the area of the field relatively far from the pitch
Derived forms of deepdeeply, adverbdeepness, noun
Word Origin for deep
Other Idioms and Phrases with deep
In addition to the idioms beginning with deep
- deep down
- deep end
- deep pocket
- deep six
- deep water
- beauty is only skin deep
- between a rock and a hard place (devil and deep blue sea)
- go off the deep end
- in deep
- still waters run deep