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depth

[ depth ]
/ dɛpθ /
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Idioms about depth

    in depth, extensively or thoroughly: Make a survey in depth of the conditions.
    out of / beyond one's depth,
    1. in water deeper than one's height or too deep for one's safety.
    2. beyond one's knowledge or capability: The child is being taught subjects that are beyond his depth.

Origin of depth

1350–1400; Middle English depthe, equivalent to dep (Old English dēopdeep) + -the-th1

OTHER WORDS FROM depth

depthless, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for depth

depth
/ (dɛpθ) /

noun

Word Origin for depth

C14: from dep deep + -th 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for depth

depth
[ dĕpth ]

n.
The extent, measurement, or dimension downward, backward, or inward.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Other Idioms and Phrases with depth

depth

see in depth; out of one's depth.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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