Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / deepening
FEEDBACK

deepening

See definition of deepening on Dictionary.com
  • verbmake depth greater
  • verbmake more intense

synonyms for deepening

  • expand
  • dig
  • dredge
  • excavate
  • extend
  • hollow
  • dig out
  • scoop out
  • scrape out
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for deepening

MOST RELEVANT
  • fill
  • lighten
  • pale
  • quieten
  • soften
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING deepening

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Get Perfecto On These Words Stemming From Spanish!
START THE QUIZ

How to use deepening in a sentence

Hayle Harbour was a branch of it, and he now suggested to Mr. Henry Harvey methods for deepening and improving it.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
She lifted her eyes, with their color deepening, to find Mr. Towne sitting alone in his carriage looking down at her.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The mountain's shadow was over it and deepening fast, warning us to hurry before the road was lost in blackness.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
A slight deepening of the red on his cheeks told eloquently enough that he did understand that.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He wheeled toward the deepening night, the torn and soiled blue robe clinging to him as to the figure of a primeval god.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
She tried to turn a docile face toward old Kano; but the deepening glory of her husband's look drew her as light draws a flower.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Yet he knew very well that it was the stirring and deepening of his whole being produced by love that had impelled him to do it.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
The afternoon of a summer's day was deepening into twilight, but the waning light sufficed to show the features of the occupants.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
There was a deepening in the grey shallows of her eyes; they darted such light as comes only from the deeps.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
The sufferer could hear the swelling tide of battle, the deepening rolls like waves upon the ocean shore.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DEEPENING

  • addition
  • augmentation
  • boost
  • boosting
  • buildup
  • deepening
  • development
  • elaboration
  • enlargement
  • exaggeration
  • expansion
  • expatiation
  • extension
  • fleshing out
  • heightening
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • padding
  • raising
  • strengthening
  • stretching
  • supplementing
  • upping
  • widening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.