deep

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Inflections of 'deep' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
deeper
adj comparative
deepest
adj superlative
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

deep

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a deep [hole, lake, river, swimming pool]
  2. the deep [sea, forest, woods]
  3. the [hole] is deep
  4. dug a deep hole
  5. [is, buried] [10 feet] deep
  6. deep in thought [about, concerning]
  7. deep in [water, mud, debt, trouble]
  8. [the roads, her boots] were deep in [snow, mud]
  9. deep into the [mud, surface, core, heart]
  10. [swim, dive] in the deep end
  11. threw himself in at the deep end
  12. is in (it) deep over his head
  13. [is, ended up] deep in debt
  14. deep [within, in, inside] the [city, woods]
  15. deep in the bowels of
  16. deep beneath the [surface, sea, ocean, ground]
  17. how you feel deep inside
  18. in deep sleep
  19. took a deep breath [before, and]
  20. a deep [red, blue]
  21. the deep blue [sea, ocean]
  22. deep dark [well, cave, sea, night]
  23. a deep [bow, curtsy]
  24. the [book, subject, idea] is too deep for me
  25. [developed, has] a deep [understanding, respect, appreciation] for
  26. deep knowledge of the [subject, matter, topic]
  27. a deep knowledge of [warfare, physics, foreign languages]
  28. deep (and) dark secrets
  29. deep thoughts (about)
  30. deep fat fryer
  31. deep vein thrombosis
  32. he's a deep one
  33. she is so deep
  34. is such a deep person
adv
  1. [dig, go, investigate] a little deeper
  2. [dig] deeper underground
  3. [felt bad, loved her] deep down inside
  4. deep down she wanted to [help, go, come]
  5. the problem [goes, runs] deep
  6. [feelings, emotions, still waters] run deep
  7. goes deeper than [we, anyone] (ever) [thought, imagined, guessed, knew]
n
  1. the deep of [winter, night]
  2. the deeps of the [Atlantic, ocean]
  3. [drifted, sailed] out to the deeps
  4. [murky, the ocean] deeps
  5. [drop an anchor, cast a net] into the deep
additional examples
  1. the deep of [winter, night]
  2. a deep [hole, lake, river, swimming pool]
  3. the deeps of the [Atlantic, ocean]
  4. the deep [sea, forest, woods]
  5. [drifted, sailed] out to the deeps
  6. the [hole] is deep
  7. [murky, the ocean] deeps
  8. dug a deep hole
  9. [drop an anchor, cast a net] into the deep
  10. [is, buried] [10 feet] deep
  11. deep in thought [about, concerning]
  12. deep in [water, mud, debt, trouble]
  13. [the roads, her boots] were deep in [snow, mud]
  14. deep into the [mud, surface, core, heart]
  15. [swim, dive] in the deep end
  16. threw himself in at the deep end
  17. is in (it) deep over his head
  18. [is, ended up] deep in debt
  19. deep [within, in, inside] the [city, woods]
  20. deep in the bowels of
  21. deep beneath the [surface, sea, ocean, ground]
  22. [dig, go, investigate] a little deeper
  23. [dig] deeper underground
  24. how you feel deep inside
  25. [felt bad, loved her] deep down inside
  26. deep down she wanted to [help, go, come]
  27. in deep sleep
  28. took a deep breath [before, and]
  29. a deep [red, blue]
  30. the deep blue [sea, ocean]
  31. deep dark [well, cave, sea, night]
  32. a deep [bow, curtsy]
  33. the [book, subject, idea] is too deep for me
  34. [developed, has] a deep [understanding, respect, appreciation] for
  35. deep knowledge of the [subject, matter, topic]
  36. a deep knowledge of [warfare, physics, foreign languages]
  37. deep (and) dark secrets
  38. deep thoughts (about)
  39. deep fat fryer
  40. deep vein thrombosis
  41. he's a deep one
  42. she is so deep
  43. is such a deep person
  44. the problem [goes, runs] deep
  45. [feelings, emotions, still waters] run deep
  46. goes deeper than [we, anyone] (ever) [thought, imagined, guessed, knew]
  47. [very, unfathomably, so] deep
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