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Definition of Deepen


  1. To make deep or deeper; to increase the depth of; to sink lower; as, to deepen a well or a channel.
  2. To make darker or more intense; to darken; as, the event deepened the prevailing gloom.
  3. To make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree; as, to deepen grief or sorrow.
  4. To make more grave or low in tone; as, to deepen the tones of an organ.
  5. To become deeper; as, the water deepens at every cast of the lead; the plot deepens.

Deepen Quotations

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Francis Bacon

I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.
Marianne Williamson

Thank the Lord for using each person as a tool in your life to deepen your insight into His grace and conforming you to the image of His Son.
Charles Stanley

Does the novel have to deepen the psychology of its heroes? Certainly the modern novel does, but the ancient legends did not do the same. Oedipus' psychology was deduced by Aeschylus or Freud, but the character is simply there, fixed in a pure and terribly disquieting state.
Umberto Eco

Love soothes wounds, while hatred and violence deepen them.
Willie Stargell
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Deepen Translations

deepen in French is approfondis, approfondissent, approfondissez
deepen in German is vertiefe, vertiefen
deepen in Spanish is ahondar
deepen in Swedish is djupna

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