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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deep(noun)

    the central and most intense or profound part

    "in the deep of night"; "in the deep of winter"

    Synonyms:
    trench, oceanic abyss

    Antonyms:
    little, narrow, light, high, ankle-deep, shoaly, explicable, shallow, colorless, small, mild, shelfy, reefy, wakeful, exoteric, high-pitched, close, superficial, knee-deep, shelvy, colourless, artless, thin, neritic, fordable

  2. trench, deep, oceanic abyss(noun)

    a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor

    Synonyms:
    trench, oceanic abyss

    Antonyms:
    high-pitched, colourless, small, shallow, fordable, reefy, little, wakeful, thin, narrow, shelvy, shelfy, colorless, close, high, mild, exoteric, knee-deep, shoaly, ankle-deep, explicable, superficial, light, neritic, artless

  3. deep(adj)

    literary term for an ocean

    "denizens of the deep"

    Synonyms:
    trench, oceanic abyss

    Antonyms:
    shallow, colourless, shoaly, high, close, thin, small, knee-deep, neritic, fordable, mild, ankle-deep, little, reefy, light, shelvy, artless, superficial, narrow, wakeful, high-pitched, colorless, shelfy, exoteric, explicable

  4. deep(adj)

    relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply

    "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    high-pitched, light, close, thin, wakeful, shallow, colorless, shelfy, narrow, little, mild, neritic, small, high, superficial, shelvy, knee-deep, exoteric, shoaly, explicable, fordable, colourless, ankle-deep, artless, reefy

  5. deep(adj)

    marked by depth of thinking

    "deep thoughts"; "a deep allegory"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    little, mild, reefy, exoteric, thin, explicable, colorless, high, close, shoaly, artless, narrow, ankle-deep, fordable, light, colourless, knee-deep, wakeful, superficial, shallow, shelvy, high-pitched, neritic, small, shelfy

  6. deep(adj)

    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

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    high, fordable, explicable, superficial, little, wakeful, shallow, mild, shelvy, ankle-deep, small, close, reefy, high-pitched, light, neritic, artless, shoaly, narrow, thin, shelfy, colourless, knee-deep, exoteric, colorless

  7. deep(adj)

    very distant in time or space

    "deep in the past"; "deep in enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    exoteric, shelfy, shallow, light, little, high, shoaly, shelvy, small, close, wakeful, reefy, mild, artless, knee-deep, colourless, ankle-deep, high-pitched, explicable, neritic, fordable, superficial, thin, narrow, colorless

  8. deep(adj)

    extreme

    "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    mild, shelfy, high-pitched, neritic, reefy, small, shelvy, light, colorless, fordable, high, shallow, artless, colourless, superficial, little, narrow, knee-deep, ankle-deep, shoaly, wakeful, exoteric, thin, explicable, close

  9. bass, deep(adj)

    having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range

    "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    knee-deep, thin, fordable, narrow, colorless, small, reefy, explicable, mild, light, high, close, superficial, little, shelvy, exoteric, ankle-deep, artless, shoaly, wakeful, shallow, neritic, colourless, high-pitched, shelfy

  10. deep, rich(adj)

    strong; intense

    "deep purple"; "a rich red"

    Synonyms:
    bass, mystifying, fat, robust, recondite, full-bodied, cryptical, copious, cryptic, racy, inscrutable, abstruse, productive, ample, rich, fertile, mysterious, plentiful, thick, plenteous

    Antonyms:
    wakeful, reefy, little, shoaly, fordable, colorless, exoteric, shelfy, neritic, shallow, colourless, high, narrow, mild, close, small, knee-deep, artless, thin, high-pitched, ankle-deep, superficial, explicable, shelvy, light

  11. deep(adj)

    relatively thick from top to bottom

    "deep carpets"; "deep snow"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    shelvy, high-pitched, wakeful, fordable, superficial, reefy, shallow, high, colorless, thin, colourless, shelfy, close, small, narrow, little, ankle-deep, mild, shoaly, artless, knee-deep, exoteric, explicable, light, neritic

  12. deep(adj)

    extending relatively far inward

    "a deep border"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    thin, shoaly, high, small, reefy, high-pitched, exoteric, superficial, neritic, fordable, mild, colourless, little, shallow, artless, ankle-deep, shelvy, knee-deep, wakeful, colorless, close, explicable, shelfy, narrow, light

  13. thick, deep(adj)

    (of darkness) very intense

    "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night"

    Synonyms:
    dense, duncical, duncish, stocky, thickheaded, boneheaded, loggerheaded, mystifying, blockheaded, cryptical, chummy, thick-skulled, rich, thickset, abstruse, wooden-headed, compact, fatheaded, recondite, inscrutable, heavyset, cryptic, buddy-buddy, mysterious, bass, thick(p), thick, slurred

    Antonyms:
    shallow, fordable, shelfy, high, knee-deep, reefy, colorless, little, small, neritic, high-pitched, explicable, mild, shelvy, close, exoteric, light, wakeful, artless, superficial, ankle-deep, shoaly, thin, colourless, narrow

  14. deep(adj)

    large in quantity or size

    "deep cuts in the budget"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    fordable, close, high-pitched, thin, high, little, light, wakeful, shoaly, small, colorless, mild, explicable, neritic, shelvy, shallow, colourless, exoteric, reefy, superficial, shelfy, knee-deep, narrow, artless, ankle-deep

  15. deep(adj)

    with head or back bent low

    "a deep bow"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    small, explicable, mild, wakeful, shelvy, close, neritic, shallow, high, little, artless, light, exoteric, fordable, narrow, ankle-deep, colourless, superficial, reefy, thin, shelfy, colorless, knee-deep, shoaly, high-pitched

  16. cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying(adj)

    of an obscure nature

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    kabbalistic, mystifying, bass, cryptical, mystic, occult, secret, recondite, qabalistic, orphic, inscrutable, abstruse, cryptic, rich, mysterious, cabalistic, mystical, thick, sibylline

    Antonyms:
    little, knee-deep, superficial, shallow, high, small, close, artless, wakeful, exoteric, shoaly, shelfy, narrow, colorless, shelvy, neritic, mild, high-pitched, reefy, fordable, colourless, explicable, thin, ankle-deep, light

  17. abstruse, deep, recondite(adj)

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

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

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, mysterious, inscrutable, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    mild, exoteric, shallow, small, neritic, ankle-deep, colourless, artless, close, little, thin, light, fordable, explicable, high, wakeful, reefy, colorless, shoaly, narrow, superficial, shelfy, high-pitched, knee-deep, shelvy

  18. deep(adverb)

    exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy

    "deep political machinations"; "a deep plot"

    Synonyms:
    cryptic, abstruse, inscrutable, mysterious, cryptical, bass, thick, recondite, mystifying, rich

    Antonyms:
    explicable, little, shoaly, shallow, colourless, high-pitched, high, neritic, superficial, light, wakeful, shelvy, thin, fordable, colorless, ankle-deep, close, mild, artless, small, reefy, knee-deep, exoteric, shelfy, narrow

  19. deeply, deep(adverb)

    to a great depth;far down

    "dived deeply"; "dug deep"

    Synonyms:
    deeply, profoundly, late

    Antonyms:
    little, high-pitched, artless, shoaly, narrow, thin, shelfy, exoteric, reefy, mild, light, high, shallow, knee-deep, fordable, colorless, small, colourless, explicable, close, neritic, superficial, shelvy, ankle-deep, wakeful

  20. deep, late(adverb)

    to an advanced time

    "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening"

    Synonyms:
    lately, of late, deeply, latterly, tardily, late, recently, belatedly

    Antonyms:
    mild, thin, high-pitched, high, light, ankle-deep, small, shelvy, neritic, superficial, little, colourless, shoaly, shallow, artless, colorless, exoteric, knee-deep, narrow, fordable, reefy, close, explicable, shelfy, wakeful

  21. deep(adverb)

    to a great distance

    "penetrated deep into enemy territory"; "went deep into the woods"

    Synonyms:
    deeply, late

    Antonyms:
    narrow, high, close, shoaly, mild, little, superficial, reefy, light, neritic, artless, fordable, shallow, small, wakeful, exoteric, shelvy, knee-deep, shelfy, explicable, high-pitched, colorless, colourless, thin, ankle-deep

Wiktionary

  1. deep(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    shallow

  2. deep(noun)

    The deep (meaning 2 above) part of a problem.

    Synonyms:
    thick

    Antonyms:
    shallow, thin

  3. deep(noun)

    Synonyms:
    meaningful, profound, heavy

    Antonyms:
    light, shallow, frivolous, superficial

  4. deep(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    shallow

  5. deep(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    large, voluminous, great

    Antonyms:
    shallow, small

  6. deep(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    low-pitched, low

    Antonyms:
    high-pitched, high, piping

  7. deep(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    bright, rich, vivid

    Antonyms:
    desaturated, washed-out, pale, light

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deep

    That is obscure which the eye or the mind can not clearly discern or see through, whether because of its own want of transparency, its depth or intricacy, or because of mere defect of light. That which is complicated is likely to be obscure, but that may be obscure which is not at all complicated and scarcely complex, as a muddy pool. In that which is abstruse (Latin abs, from, and trudo, push) as if removed from the usual course of thought or out of the way of apprehension or discovery, the thought is remote, hidden; in that which is obscure there may be nothing to hide; it is hard to see to the bottom of the profound, because of its depth, but the most shallow turbidness is obscure. Compare COMPLEX; DARK; DIFFICULT; MYSTERIOUS.

    See synonyms for CLEAR.

    Synonyms:
    abstruse, ambiguous, cloudy, complex, complicated, dark, darksome, dense, difficult, dim, doubtful, dusky, enigmatical, hidden, incomprehensible, indistinct, intricate, involved, muddy, mysterious, obscure, profound, turbid, unintelligible

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deep

    Synonyms:
    profound, subterranean, submerged, designing, abstruse, recondite, learned, low, sagacious, penetrating, thick, obscure, mysterious, occult, intense, heartfelt

    Antonyms:
    shallow, superficial, artless, undesigning, familiar, commonplace

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deep(a.)

    Synonyms:
    profound, unfathomable

  2. deep(a.)

    Synonyms:
    mysterious, intricate, knotty, difficult, hard (to comprehend)

  3. deep(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sagacious, penetrating, intelligent, discerning, shrewd

  4. deep(a.)

    Synonyms:
    absorbed, engrossed, rapt up

  5. deep(a.)

    Synonyms:
    grave, low, not high, not sharp

  6. deep(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dark, intense

  7. deep(a.)

    Synonyms:
    great, thorough, entire

  8. deep(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sea, ocean, main

  9. deep(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    DEEPLY

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