- in a thorough and comprehensive way
analysis in depth
- in water too deep for one
- past one's ability or understanding
Other Word Forms of Depth
Origin of Depth
From Middle English depthe, from Old English *dīepþ (“depth”), from Proto-Germanic *diupiþō (“depth”), equivalent to deep + -th. Cognate with Scots deepth (“depth”), West Frisian djipte (“depth”), Dutch diepte (“depth”), Middle Low German dēpede (“depth”), Danish dybde (“depth”), Icelandic dýpt (“depth”), Gothic (diupiþa, “depth”).
Middle English depthe from dep deep deep
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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