Synonyms for deep

Synonyms for (noun) deep

Synonyms: deep

Definition: literary term for an ocean

Usage: denizens of the deep

Similar words: ocean

Definition: a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere


Synonyms: trench, oceanic abyss, deep

Definition: a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor

Similar words: natural depression, depression

Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation


Synonyms: deep

Definition: the central and most intense or profound part

Usage: in the deep of night; in the deep of winter

Similar words: middle

Definition: time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period

Usage: the middle of the war; rain during the middle of April

Synonyms for (adjective) deep

Synonyms: deep

Definition: exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy

Usage: deep political machinations; a deep plot

Similar words: artful

Definition: marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft

Usage: the artful dodger; an artful choice of metaphors


Synonyms: deep, rich

Definition: strong; intense

Usage: deep purple; a rich red

Similar words: colorful, colourful

Definition: having striking color

Usage: colorful autumn leaves


Synonyms: deep

Definition: very distant in time or space

Usage: deep in the past; deep in enemy territory; deep in the woods; a deep space probe

Similar words: distant

Definition: separated in space or coming from or going to a distance

Usage: distant villages; the sound of distant traffic; a distant sound; a distant telephone call


Synonyms: deep

Definition: having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination

Usage: a deep well; a deep dive; deep water; a deep casserole; a deep gash; deep massage; deep pressure receptors in muscles; deep shelves; a deep closet; surrounded by a deep yard; hit the ball to deep center field; in deep space; waist-deep

Similar words: abysmal, abyssal, unfathomable

Definition: resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable

Usage: the abyssal depths of the ocean


Similar words: bottomless

Definition: extremely deep

Usage: a bottomless pit; a bottomless lake


Similar words: deep-water

Definition: of or carried on in waters of great depth

Usage: a deep-water port


Similar words: unfathomed, unplumbed, unsounded, profound

Definition: situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed

Usage: the profound depths of the sea; the dark unfathomed caves of ocean-Thomas Gray; unplumbed depths of the sea; remote and unsounded caverns


Similar words: walk-in

Definition: (of e.g. closets or refrigerators) extending very far enough back to allow a person to enter

Usage: a deep walk-in refrigerator; walk-in closets


Synonyms: deep

Definition: relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply

Usage: a deep breath; a deep sigh; deep concentration; deep emotion; a deep trance; in a deep sleep

Similar words: profound, wakeless, heavy, sound

Definition: (of sleep) deep and complete

Usage: a heavy sleep; fell into a profound sleep; a sound sleeper; deep wakeless sleep


Similar words: profound

Definition: coming from deep within one

Usage: a profound sigh


Synonyms: abstruse, recondite, deep

Definition: difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge

Usage: the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them; a deep metaphysical theory; some recondite problem in historiography

Similar words: esoteric

Definition: confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle

Usage: a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories


Synonyms: inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying, cryptic, cryptical, deep

Definition: of an obscure nature

Usage: the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms; a deep dark secret; the inscrutable workings of Providence; in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life- Rachel Carson; rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands

Similar words: inexplicable, incomprehensible

Definition: incapable of being explained or accounted for

Usage: inexplicable errors; left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons


Synonyms: deep

Definition: with head or back bent low

Usage: a deep bow

Similar words: low

Definition: literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension

Usage: low ceilings; low clouds; low hills; the sun is low; low furniture; a low bow


Synonyms: bass, deep

Definition: having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range

Usage: a deep voice; a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice; a bass clarinet

Similar words: low, low-pitched

Definition: used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency


Synonyms: deep

Definition: large in quantity or size

Usage: deep cuts in the budget

Similar words: large, big

Definition: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a large city; set out for the big city; a large sum; a big (or large) barn; a large family; big businesses; a big expenditure; a large number of newspapers; a big group of scientists; large areas of the world


Synonyms: deep

Definition: extreme

Usage: in deep trouble; deep happiness

Similar words: intense

Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense


Synonyms: thick, deep

Definition: (of darkness) very intense

Usage: thick night; thick darkness; a face in deep shadow; deep night

Similar words: intense

Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense


Synonyms: deep

Definition: marked by depth of thinking

Usage: deep thoughts; a deep allegory

Similar words: profound

Definition: showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth

Usage: the differences are profound; a profound insight; a profound book; a profound mind; profound contempt; profound regret


Synonyms: deep

Definition: relatively thick from top to bottom

Usage: deep carpets; deep snow

Similar words: thick

Definition: not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions

Usage: an inch thick; a thick board; a thick sandwich; spread a thick layer of butter; thick coating of dust; thick warm blankets


Synonyms: deep

Definition: extending relatively far inward

Usage: a deep border

Similar words: broad, wide

Definition: having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other

Usage: wide roads; a wide necktie; wide margins; three feet wide; a river two miles broad; broad shoulders; a broad river