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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

I have lived pain, and my life can tell: I only deepen the wound of the world when I neglect to give thanks the heavy perfume of wild roses in early July and the song of crickets on summer humid nights and the rivers that run and the stars that rise and the rain that falls and all the good things that a good God gives.
Ann Voskamp

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

No one wants to fail. So most of us don't even try. Sad. We don't even take that first step to improve our health or to deepen our working relationships or to realize a dream.
Robin S. Sharma

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

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