steep

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstiːp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/stip/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(stēp)

Inflections of 'steep' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
steeper
adj comparative
steepest
adj superlative
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steep

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a steep [climb, ascent, incline, ride, slope, hill, face, cliff]
  2. pushed [it, the car] up the steep [slope, hill]
  3. a steep [rise, drop, fall, increase, decrease]
  4. steep [rise] in [turnover, income, earnings, profits]
  5. too steep to [climb, walk, reach the top]
  6. is a steep learning curve
  7. the [car, price] is a bit (too) steep (for me)
  8. [$5,000] is a little steep for
  9. seems [a little, rather] steep (to me)
  10. [gave, wrote] her a steep [fine, ticket]
v
  1. steep (the tea) for [five, several] minutes
  2. steep (the tea) in [hot, boiling] water
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