Definitions for deepen

Definitions for (verb) deepen

Main entry: deepen, intensify

Definition: become more intense

Usage: The debate intensified; His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

Main entry: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound

Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked

Usage: The efforts were intensified, Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her; Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness; This event only deepened my convictions

Main entry: deepen, change

Definition: become deeper in tone

Usage: His voice began to change when he was 12 years old; Her voice deepened when she whispered the password

Main entry: deepen

Definition: make deeper

Usage: They deepened the lake so that bigger pleasure boats could use it

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