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Synonyms for deepen
ˈdi pən

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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"

    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"

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

  3. deepen(verb)

    make deeper

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

    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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deepen(v. a.)

    make deeper, increase the depth of

  2. deepen(v. a.)

    make darker, make more intense

  3. deepen(v. a.)

    reduce to a lower tone, make more grave

  4. deepen(v. n.)

    grow deeper, become deeper

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    deepening, deepened, intensify, strengthen, exacerbate, enhance, aggravate, in-depth

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  1. 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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