View definitions for steep


adjective as in extreme in direction, course

adjective as in very expensive

verb as in let soak

Discover More

Example Sentences

They have placed the work in a way that allows visitors to steep themselves in the outdoors and to respond, without feeling herded or driven, to the moods of forest and hill, snow and sunlight.

The angle on the way down is so steep, you brace yourself on the seat in front of you as if you’re doing a push-up.

From Time

The Rafferty Lift takes me to the resort’s main intermediate area, but the runs back to the bottom are steeper than any advanced run I’ve seen before.

Once you reach adulthood, you typically start losing about one percent of your strength per year, with a steeper decline in your 60s and beyond.

She pushed Nicholas Gross to set steep goals, but she also encouraged him to prioritize others before himself.

Rising up from scooping bay, the steep topography—hemmed by hills of evergreens—promises panoramas at practically every turn.

But just up the steep river bank and through the brush is an opening.

In Sierra Leone, the WHO report reads, “steep increases persist.”

Sure, some churches are expanding, but overall, your way of life is in steep decline.

We gazed on a residential area of box-like homes stacked on top of one another on a steep hillside.

My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.

At the foot of the pass, the valley widened a little, though still with steep, snow-capped cliffs crowding it on either side.

The tower has four clock faces, pinnacles at the angles, and a steep slate roof and is 120 feet high.

On the state-coach went, down the steep, driving the mules madly before it.

The others kept on, climbed the short, steep bank, and passed from sight over its rim.


On this page you'll find 129 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to steep, such as: abrupt, arduous, hilly, lofty, precipitous, and sharp.

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