deepen

Definitions of deepen
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v make deeper

“They deepened the lake so that bigger pleasure boats could use it”
Type of:
enlarge
make larger

v become deeper in tone

“Her voice deepened when she whispered the password”
Synonyms:
change
Type of:
change
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

v make more intense, stronger, or more marked

“This event only deepened my convictions”
Synonyms:
compound, heighten, intensify
Types:
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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

v become more intense

“His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan”
Synonyms:
intensify
Types:
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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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