Deepen meaning

dē'pən
To make or become deep or deeper.
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To make or become deep or deeper.
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To make deep or deeper.

They deepened the well by 200 feet.

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To make darker or more intense; to darken.

The event deepened the prevailing gloom.

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To make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree.

News of her death deepened my sorrow.

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To make lower in tone.

The tuner deepened the tone of the organ.

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(intransitive) To become deeper.

The water deepens as you go toward the middle of the channel.

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(intransitive) To become darker or more intense.

The crisis deepened in the following weeks.

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(intransitive) To become lower in tone.

His voice deepened with age.

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Origin of deepen

From deep +‎ -en