in-depth

[ in-depth ]
/ ˈɪnˈdɛpθ /

adjective

extensive, thorough, or profound: an in-depth analysis of the problem.
well-balanced or fully developed.

Origin of in-depth

First recorded in 1960–65

Definition for in depth (2 of 2)

depth

[ depth ]
/ dɛpθ /

noun

Origin of depth

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

Related forms

depth·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for in depth (1 of 2)

depth

/ (dɛpθ) /

noun

Word Origin for depth

C14: from dep deep + -th 1

British Dictionary definitions for in depth (2 of 2)

in-depth


adjective

carefully worked out, detailed and thoroughan in-depth study
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Medicine definitions for in depth

depth

[ dĕpth ]

n.

The extent, measurement, or dimension downward, backward, or inward.
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Idioms and Phrases with in depth (1 of 2)

in depth


Profoundly, thoroughly, as in It will take years to cover the entire subject in depth. [Mid-1900s]

Idioms and Phrases with in depth (2 of 2)

depth


see in depth; out of one's depth.

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