Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive & intransitive verb To make or become deep or deeper.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To become deep or deeper, in any sense; increase in depth.
  • To make deep or deeper, in any sense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To become deeper
  • transitive verb To make deep or deeper; to increase the depth of; to sink lower.
  • transitive verb To make darker or more intense; to darken.
  • transitive verb To make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree.
  • transitive verb To make more grave or low in tone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To make deep or deeper
  • verb To make darker or more intense; to darken
  • verb To make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree
  • verb To make lower in tone
  • verb intransitive To become deeper
  • verb intransitive To become darker or more intense
  • verb intransitive To become lower in tone

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make more intense, stronger, or more marked
  • verb make deeper
  • verb become more intense
  • verb become deeper in tone

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From deep +‎ -en

Examples

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