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Synonyms for deepen
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intensify, compound, heighten, deepen(verb)

    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, deepen(verb)

    become more intense

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

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

  3. deepen(verb)

    make deeper

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

    Synonyms:
    change, compound, intensify, heighten

  4. deepen, change(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deepen(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make deeper, increase the depth of

  2. deepen(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make darker, make more intense

  3. deepen(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    reduce to a lower tone, make more grave

  4. deepen(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    grow deeper, become deeper

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deepen(v)

    Synonyms:
    intensify

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How to use deepen in a sentence?

  1. Beth Marmarelli:

    The original intent was to provide students from marginalized communities a space that allowed for them to exist freely without having to normalize their lives and experiences, while also providing students that do not identify as persons of color the opportunity to deepen their understanding of race and racism without harming or relying on students of color to educate them, the events were never intended to be exclusive or exclusionary for individuals of a certain race. Both events were open to all members of the UM-Dearborn campus community.

  2. Volkswagen AG -LRB- VOWG_p:

    Volkswagen consistently searches for ways to strengthen and deepen our relationships with local partners, in this regard we will explore possible options together with all stakeholders to secure long-term success.

  3. Daniel Scioli:

    I will maintain the policies that need maintaining, deepen those that need deepening and change those that need changing.

  4. Defense Minister Marise Payne:

    As a major power, it will be important for regional stability that China provides reassurance to its neighbors by being more transparent about its defense policies, the Government will seek to deepen and broaden our important defense relationship with China while recognizing that our strategic interests may differ in relation to some regional and global security issues.

  5. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    I hope we will be achieving our goal to help all the refugees, as well as to deepen Turkish-EU relations -- which is ... good news for our continent and for humanity all together.

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Translations for deepen

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  • تعمقArabic
  • удълбочавам, усилвам, задълбочавам се, задълбочавамBulgarian
  • profunditzar, profunditzar-seCatalan, Valencian
  • vergrößern, vertiefen, aushölen, zunehmenGerman
  • vahvistua, voimistaa, syventää, syventyä, vahvistaa, voimistua, syvetä, tummentaaFinnish
  • approfondirFrench
  • memperdalamIndonesian
  • 深める, 深まるJapanese
  • 깊어지다Korean
  • усилить, углубляться, углублять, углубить, усилиться, усиливать, углубиться, усиливатьсяRussian

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