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Synonyms for deepen
ˈdi pəndeep·en

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  1. intensify, compound, heighten, deepenverb

    make more intense, stronger, or more marked

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

    Synonyms:
    change, sharpen, enhance, escalate, compound, rise, step up, heighten, raise, combine, intensify

  2. intensify, deepenverb

    become more intense

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

    Synonyms:
    intensify, change, compound, escalate, step up, heighten

  3. deepenverb

    make deeper

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

    Synonyms:
    change, compound, intensify, heighten

  4. deepen, changeverb

    become deeper in tone

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

    Synonyms:
    change, alter, vary, modify, exchange, compound, commute, switch, transfer, convert, heighten, interchange, shift, intensify

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  1. deepenverb

    Synonyms:
    make deeper, increase the depth of

  2. deepenverb

    Synonyms:
    make darker, make more intense

  3. deepenverb

    Synonyms:
    reduce to a lower tone, make more grave

  4. deepenverb

    Synonyms:
    grow deeper, become deeper

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deepenverb

    Synonyms:
    intensify

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How to use deepen in a sentence?

  1. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang:

    We hope that our compatriots on both sides of the strait will continue to strengthen mutual understanding and trust, deepen their bonds of kinship, bring hearts and minds together.

  2. Koji Fukaya:

    It remains to be seen if the yen can stay weak if global risk aversion takes hold again. Market players will be wary of the BOJ taking action in that case, but they may conclude that the central bank won't step in until dollar/yen falls into the 116 range, the BOJ can lower interest rates further into negative territory, but the impact could be limited. For example the ECB did deepen negative deposit rates in December but this was considered a disappointment.

  3. Nisha Desai Biswal:

    We're looking at what additional areas we can engage in to deepen that cooperation.

  4. Howard Schultz:

    Personally, I feel that The Tokyo Roastery is the finest, most creative, and immersive experiential retail environment of any in the world today, the Tokyo Roastery should be The Tokyo Roastery that The Tokyo Roastery opened in the same year that we identified and shared with you the urgent need for retailers to elevate, deepen, and ultimately redefine how they were emotionally connecting with their customers.

  5. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    We strongly condemn this cowardly attack which appears to have targeted buses carrying Turkish military personnel. We stand with our Turkish allies in the face of this horrific act, which only strengthens our resolve to deepen our ongoing cooperation in the fight against terrorism.


Translations for deepen

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  • تعمقArabic
  • удълбочавам, задълбочавам се, задълбочавам, усилвамBulgarian
  • profunditzar, profunditzar-seCatalan, Valencian
  • vergrößern, zunehmen, vertiefen, aushölenGerman
  • syventyä, tummentaa, syvetä, voimistua, vahvistaa, syventää, voimistaa, vahvistuaFinnish
  • approfondirFrench
  • memperdalamIndonesian
  • 深める, 深まるJapanese
  • 깊어지다Korean
  • усилиться, углубить, углублять, усиливать, углубляться, усилить, углубиться, усиливатьсяRussian

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