deepen

Definitions of deepen
  1. verb
    make deeper
    “They deepened the lake so that bigger pleasure boats could use it”
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    enlarge
    make larger
  2. verb
    become deeper in tone
    “Her voice deepened when she whispered the password”
    synonyms: change
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    type of:
    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
  3. verb
    make more intense, stronger, or more marked
    “This event only deepened my convictions”
    synonyms: compound, heighten, intensify
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    heat up, hot up, screw up
    make more intense
    fan
    make (an emotion) fiercer
    enhance, heighten, raise
    increase
    amplify
    increase the volume of
    sharpen
    make crisp or more crisp and precise
    heighten, sharpen
    make (one's senses) more acute
    potentiate
    increase the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon)
    subtilise, subtilize
    make (senses) more keen
    type of:
    increase
    become bigger or greater in amount
  4. verb
    become more intense
    “His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan”
    synonyms: intensify
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    build
    develop and grow
    redouble
    make twice as great or intense
    break open, burst out, erupt, flare, flare up, irrupt
    erupt or intensify suddenly
    condense
    become more compact or concentrated
    sharpen
    become sharp or sharper
    accelerate, quicken, speed, speed up
    move faster
    brisk, brisk up, brisken
    become brisk
    type of:
    increase
    become bigger or greater in amount
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