Depth

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Depth->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ depth
depth
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ deepness
deepness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ profundity
profundity
depression
&c.(concavity) 252
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hollow
hollow
pit
shaft
well
crater
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ gulf
gulf
&c. 198
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bowels of the earth
bowels of the earth
botttomless pit
hell
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ soundings
soundings
depth of water
water
draught
submersion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ plummet
plummet
sound
probe
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sounding rod
sounding rod
sounding line
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ lead
lead
PARAG:Depth->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be deep
be deep
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ render deep
render deep
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ deepen
deepen
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ plunge
plunge
&c. 310
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ sound
sound
heave the lead
take soundings
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dig
dig
&c.(excavate) 252
PARAG:Depth->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ deep
deep
deep seated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ profound
profound
sunk
buried
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ submerged
submerged
&c. 310
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ subaqueous
subaqueous
submarine
subterranean
subterrene
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ underground
underground
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ bottomless
bottomless
soundless
fathomless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unfathomed
unfathomed
unfathomable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ abysmal
abysmal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ deep as a well
deep as a well
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ bathycolpian
bathycolpian
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ benthal
benthal
benthopelagic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ downreaching
downreaching
yawning
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ knee deep
knee deep
ankle deep
PARAG:Depth->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ beyond one's depth
beyond one's depth
out of one's depth
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ over head and ears
over head and ears

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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