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Idioms for depth
- in water deeper than one's height or too deep for one's safety.
- beyond one's knowledge or capability: The child is being taught subjects that are beyond his depth.
Origin of depth
OTHER WORDS FROM depthdepth·less, adjective
Words nearby depth
Example sentences from the Web for depth
My trip takes the reverse path, and I begin by assessing the depth of my Shakespeare knowledge in his birthplace.
Zoe Saldana has also recently praised sci-fi movies for the depth and breadth of women in its ensembles.
The depth of rage, animus and violence that was directed at him—“Spittle flying, the N word flying”—continues to astound him.
George was in his element at those times, and the depth of his knowledge amazed me.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So for me, it was just about showing the level of depth and capacity for that kind of violence.Inside 'Sons of Anarchy's' Final Season: Creator Kurt Sutter on the Most Brutal Season Yet|Annaliza Savage|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We descend into it by a flight of steps, and the depth of water it contains varies with the height of the Tiber.Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
There was nothing—absolutely nothing—to indicate that the depth charge had carried out its pre-ordained mission.The Thick of the Fray at Zeebrugge|Percy F. Westerman
It was out of the depth of pure good-fellowship that Jeffard went to the bar with the fortune-daft miner.The Helpers|Francis Lynde
It must be added that the coffins do not simply lie one next to the other, but in layers, down to a depth of 30-60 feet.Chaldea|Znade A. Ragozin
Here the low stud, the beamed ceiling, the depth and lightness of the room, are most attractive.Remodeled Farmhouses|Mary H. Northend
British Dictionary definitions for depth
- in water deeper than one is tall
- beyond the range of one's competence or understanding
Word Origin for depth
Medical definitions for depth
Idioms and Phrases with depth
see in depth; out of one's depth.