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Words used to describe depth - synonyms or related words

bottomless

adjective

extremely deep and seeming to have no bottom

come down

to be long or deep enough to reach a particular lower point or level

deep

adjective

going a long way down from the top or the surface

deep

adjective

used for saying or asking the distance from the top or surface of something

deep

adjective

going a long way into something

deep

adjective

going a long way back from the front of something

deep

adverb

a long way down from the top or the surface

deep

adverb

a long way into something

deep

adverb

if people or things are two deep, three deep etc, there are two, three etc rows of them behind or on top of one another

deeply

adverb

a long way into something

depth

noun

the distance from the top to the bottom of something, for example the sea, a river, or a hole

depth

noun

the fact that something is very deep or very long from front to back

fathom

noun

a unit for measuring the depth of water, equal to 1.8 metres or 6 feet

fathomless

adjective

literary

very deep and impossible to measure

knee-deep

adjective

deep enough to reach your knees

profound

adjective

literary

deep

shallow

adjective

with only a short distance from the top or surface to the bottom

sounding

noun

a measurement of the depth of water

stand

verb

to be a particular height

tower

verb

to be much taller than someone or something else

waist-deep

adjective

covering the bottom part of someone’s body up to their waist

shallowly

adverb

shallowness

noun

the bowels of something

the deepest inner part of something

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an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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