noun, plural fath·oms, (especially collectively) fath·om.
verb (used with object)
Words nearby fathom
Origin of fathom
OTHER WORDS FROM fathomfath·om·a·ble, adjectivefath·om·er, nounun·fath·om·a·ble, adjectiveun·fath·omed, adjective
Examples from the Web for fathomed
My confidence is now forever and irreparably shaken for reasons I never could have fathomed.The Aurora Shooting Made One Prominent Hollywood Producer Too Scared to Go to The Multiplex|Rick Schwartz|August 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When he had fathomed their mystery he betook himself to a brass-founder, and learned how to cast in metal.The Twilight of the Gods, and Other Tales|Richard Garnett
Baird had not fathomed her, or guessed the swift jealousy that had instantly struck at Ann.Nobody's Child|Elizabeth Dejeans
Unsoundable, un-sown′da-bl, adj. that cannot be sounded or fathomed.