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Definition 1: become more intense - [verb of change]

Samples where deepen or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The debate intensified
  • His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

Synonyms for deepen in the sense of this definition

(deepen is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

(... is a kind of deepen ) develop and grow

"Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"

(... is a kind of deepen ) make twice as great or intense

"The screaming redoubled"

(... is a kind of deepen ) erupt or intensify suddenly

"Unrest erupted in the country" "Tempers flared at the meeting" "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"

(... is a kind of deepen ) become more compact or concentrated

"Her feelings condensed"

(... is a kind of deepen ) become sharp or sharper

"The debate sharpened"

(... is a kind of deepen ) move faster

"The car accelerated"

Definition 2: make more intense, stronger, or more marked - [verb of change]

Samples where deepen or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The efforts were intensified
  • Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her
  • Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness
  • This event only deepened my convictions

Synonyms for deepen in the sense of this definition

(deepen is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

(... is a kind of deepen ) make more intense

"Emotions were screwed up"

(... is a kind of deepen ) make (an emotion) fiercer

"fan hatred"

(... is a kind of deepen ) increase

"This will enhance your enjoyment" "heighten the tension"

(... is a kind of deepen ) increase the volume of

"amplify sound"

(... is a kind of deepen ) make crisp or more crisp and precise

"We had to sharpen our arguments"

(... is a kind of deepen ) make (one's senses) more acute

"This drug will sharpen your vision"

(deepen causes ...) become more intense

"The debate intensified" "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"

Definition 3: become deeper in tone - [verb of change]

Samples where deepen or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His voice began to change when he was 12 years old
  • Her voice deepened when she whispered the password

Synonyms for deepen in the sense of this definition

(deepen is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 4: make deeper - [verb of change]

Samples where deepen or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(deepen is a kind of ...) make larger

"She enlarged the flower beds"

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