Pronunciation of Deepen
/dˈiːpən/, /dˈiːpən/, /d_ˈiː_p_ə_n/
Synonyms for deepen:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
make more intense (verb)
splatter, regress, spatter, wash away, develop, redden, deteriorate, glug, flood out, obfuscate, darken, reecho, baffle, confuse, enshroud, clutter, whiten, eddy, stir up, stagnate, mystify, deafen, fade in, cast up, descend into.
Usage examples for deepen:
- For some time after the departure of Vic the sergeant and I stood at our windows and gloomily watched the darkness deepen in the woods. - "Captured by the Navajos", Charles A. Curtis.
- Some missionaries have kept themselves within a limited sphere not far from their homes, visiting the same places again and again, obtaining a personal acquaintance with many of the people, and endeavouring to deepen any impressions which may have been made. - "Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877", James Kennedy.
- The Long Trail began to deepen and extend. - "The Passing of the Frontier A Chronicle of the Old West, Volume 26 in The Chronicles Of America Series", Emerson Hough.