Definition for depth

noun as in distance down or across

noun as in insight, wisdom

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Example Sentences

My trip takes the reverse path, and I begin by assessing the depth of my Shakespeare knowledge in his birthplace.

Zoe Saldana has also recently praised sci-fi movies for the depth and breadth of women in its ensembles.

I am all for criticizing the press, and demanding that we get more depth to a story than a sensationalistic headline.

Tune in next week for the rest of our in-depth interview with Mockingjay director Francis Lawrence.

Magic and gaming involve in-depth worlds that feature both male and female characters.

The dry earth, sun-baked to a depth of many feet, was giving off its store of heat accumulated during the day.

They reached a depth in his nature which had been long untouched; a stratum, so to speak, which lay far beneath the surface.

One of these is filled to a depth of about one-fourth inch from a puncture in the finger, and is set aside for a few hours.

No one has yet gone far enough down to test the depth of the veins in any Canadian mine.

They are on a lower level and are consequently worked at a greater depth than those next to be described.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to depth, such as: bottom, extent, intensity, base, declination, and deepness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.