1 a long way from top to bottom/front to back
be, look

The water looks very deep there.

extremely, fairly, very, etc.
2 low in tone
be, sound

Her voice sounded very deep on the telephone.

extremely, fairly, very, etc.
3 strongly felt
be, go, run

This suspicion runs very deep among some government members.

extremely, fairly, very, etc.
Deep is used with these nouns: ↑ache, ↑admiration, ↑affection, ↑ambivalence, ↑anger, ↑anguish, ↑antipathy, ↑anxiety, ↑appreciation, ↑armchair, ↑attachment, ↑awareness, ↑baritone, ↑bitterness, ↑black, ↑blush, ↑boom, ↑bow, ↑bowl, ↑breath, ↑breathing, ↑brim, ↑brown, ↑carpet, ↑casserole, ↑cave, ↑cellar, ↑chair, ↑channel, ↑chasm, ↑chestnut, ↑chill, ↑chuckle, ↑colour, ↑coma, ↑commitment, ↑compassion, ↑concentration, ↑concern, ↑condolences, ↑connection, ↑contemplation, ↑contempt, ↑contentment, ↑conversation, ↑conviction, ↑crack, ↑crater, ↑crease, ↑crimson, ↑cross, ↑cupboard, ↑cut, ↑cynicism, ↑darkness, ↑depression, ↑desire, ↑despair, ↑devotion, ↑disagreement, ↑disappointment, ↑discount, ↑discussion, ↑dish, ↑dislike, ↑dismay, ↑dissatisfaction, ↑distaste, ↑distress, ↑distrust, ↑ditch, ↑dive, ↑divide, ↑division, ↑drawer, ↑drawl, ↑drift, ↑emotion, ↑empathy, ↑end, ↑exploration, ↑eye, ↑faith, ↑fascination, ↑fear, ↑feeling, ↑flush, ↑fold, ↑foreboding, ↑forest, ↑foundation, ↑freeze, ↑freezer, ↑friendship, ↑frown, ↑gash, ↑gloom, ↑gratitude, ↑grave, ↑grief, ↑groan, ↑groove, ↑growl, ↑gulf, ↑gulp, ↑happiness, ↑harbour, ↑hatred, ↑hibernation, ↑hole, ↑hollow, ↑hope, ↑hostility, ↑hunger, ↑hurt, ↑impression, ↑incision, ↑insecurity, ↑insight, ↑instinct, ↑interest, ↑intimacy, ↑involvement, ↑kiss, ↑knowledge, ↑lake, ↑laugh, ↑layer, ↑level, ↑line, ↑loathing, ↑longing, ↑love, ↑mark, ↑meaning, ↑meditation, ↑mine, ↑misgivings, ↑mistrust, ↑moan, ↑mourning, ↑mud, ↑mystery, ↑ocean, ↑pan, ↑pass, ↑passion, ↑penetration, ↑pessimism, ↑pit, ↑pleasure, ↑pocket, ↑pool, ↑prejudice, ↑purple, ↑recess, ↑recession, ↑red, ↑reflection, ↑regard, ↑regret, ↑relaxation, ↑relief, ↑reluctance, ↑remorse, ↑resentment, ↑reservation, ↑reserve, ↑reservoir, ↑respect, ↑reverence, ↑revulsion, ↑rift, ↑river, ↑roar, ↑root, ↑rumble, ↑rut, ↑sadness, ↑satisfaction, ↑scar, ↑scepticism, ↑scratch, ↑sea, ↑secret, ↑sedation, ↑sense, ↑sentiment, ↑seriousness, ↑shade, ↑shadow, ↑shaft, ↑shame, ↑shelf, ↑shock, ↑shudder, ↑sigh, ↑significance, ↑silence, ↑sincerity, ↑skillet, ↑sleep, ↑slump, ↑sniff, ↑snow, ↑sob, ↑sofa, ↑soil, ↑sorrow, ↑sound, ↑space, ↑split, ↑suspicion, ↑swig, ↑sympathy, ↑tan, ↑tenderness, ↑thinker, ↑thinking, ↑thought, ↑tone, ↑track, ↑trance, ↑trench, ↑trouble, ↑trough, ↑truth, ↑unconsciousness, ↑undergrowth, ↑understanding, ↑unease, ↑unhappiness, ↑valley, ↑voice, ↑void, ↑water, ↑well, ↑whiff, ↑wisdom, ↑wood, ↑wound, ↑wrinkle, ↑yawn, ↑yearning
Deep is used with these verbs: ↑bite, ↑burrow, ↑bury, ↑dig, ↑dive, ↑penetrate, ↑probe, ↑sink, ↑strike, ↑thrust, ↑venture

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