US: /ˈdip/
UK: /dˈiːp/

English Vietnamese dictionary

deep /di:p/
  • tính từ
    • sâu
      • a deep river: sông sâu
      • a deep wound: vết thương sâu
    • khó lường, khó hiểu, bí ẩn, thâm hiểm
      • a deep mystery: điều bí ẩn khó khám phá ra
      • a deep scheme: âm mưu thâm hiểm, ý đồ ám muội
    • sâu xa, sâu sắc, sâu kín, thâm trầm
      • deep sorrow: nỗi buồn sâu xa
      • deep gratitude: lòng biết ơn sâu sắc
      • deep learning: học vấn uyên thâm
      • deep influence: ảnh hưởng sâu sắc
      • deep thinker: nhà tư tưởng sâu sắc
      • deep feelings: tình cảm sâu sắc
      • deep in the human heart: am hiểu lòng người
    • ngập sâu vào, mải mê, miệt mài, đắm mình vào
      • deep in mud: ngập sâu trong bùn
      • deep in debt: nợ ngập đầu
      • deep in study: miệt mài học tập
      • deep in thought: trầm tư, mãi suy nghĩ, suy nghĩ lung tung
      • deep in love: yêu say đắm
      • deep in a pursult: mải mê theo đuổi (một cái gì); mải mê làm (một việc gì)
    • trầm
      • a deep voice: giọng trầm
    • sẫm, thẫm, thắm (màu sắc)
      • deep colour: màu sẫm
    • vô cùng, hết sức; say (ngủ), nặng (tội), dày đặc (bóng tối)...
      • deep disgrace: điều vô cùng nhục nhã; sự sa cơ thất thế
      • a deep sleep: giấc ngủ say
      • a deep sin: tội nặng
      • a deep drinker: người nghiện rượu nặng
      • a deep sigh: tiếng thở dài sườn sượt
      • deep silence: sự lặng ngắt như tờ
      • merged in deep shadows: chìm trong bóng tối dày đặc
    • (từ lóng) khôn ngoan, láu, ranh mãnh
      • he's a deep one: hắn là một thằng láu
    • to be in deep water(s)
      • gặp hoạn nạn, lâm vào hoàn cảnh hết sức khó khăn; gặp chuyện đau buồn
    • to draw up five deep
      • (quân sự) đứng thành năm hàng
    • to go [in] off the deep end
      • liều, làm liều; quyết định một cách liều lĩnh
    • nổi nóng, nổi giận, phát cáu
    • deep morning
      • đại tang
  • phó từ
    • sâu
      • to dig deep into the ground: đào sâu xuống đất
      • to go deep into the details: đi sâu vào chi tiết
    • muộn, khuya
      • to work deep into the night: làm việc đến tận khuya
    • nhiều
      • to drink deep: uống nhiều
      • to play deep: đánh lớn (đánh bạc)
    • still waters run deep
      • (tục ngữ) những người thâm trầm kín đáo mới là những người sâu sắc; tâm ngẩm tầm ngầm mà đâm chết voi
  • danh từ
    • (thơ ca) (the deep) biển cả
    • ((thường) số nhiều) đáy sâu (của đại dương)
    • vực thẳm, vực sâu
    • (nghĩa bóng) nơi sâu kín, đáy lòng, thâm tâm
    • giữa
      • in the deep of winter: giữa mùa đông
      • in the deep of night: lúc nửa đêm

Advanced English dictionary

adjective, adverb, noun
+ adjective (deeper, deepest)
top to bottom
1 having a large distance from the top or surface to the bottom: a deep hole / well / river + deep water / snow
Antonym: SHALLOW
front to back
2 having a large distance from the front edge to the furthest point inside: a deep cut / wound + a deep space
Antonym: SHALLOW
3 used to describe or ask about the depth of sth: The water is only a few inches deep. + How deep is the wound?
far inside
4 ~ in sth far inside or down in sth: deep in the desert / forest + He stood with his hands deep in his pockets.
5 (in adjectives) as far up or down as the point mentioned: The water was only waist-deep so I walked ashore.
6 (in adjectives) in the number of rows mentioned, one behind the other: They were standing three-deep at the bar.
breath / sigh
7 [usually before noun] taking in or giving out a lot of air: She took a deep breath. + He gave a deep sigh.
8 low: I heard his deep warm voice filling the room. + a deep roar / groan
9 strong and dark: a rich deep red
Antonym: PALE
10 a person in a deep sleep is difficult to wake: to be in a deep sleep / trance / coma
Antonym: LIGHT
11 extreme or serious: He's in deep trouble. + a deep economic recession + The affair had exposed deep divisions within the party. + a place of great power and of deep significance
12 strongly felt; sincere: deep concern / regret / affection / respect + a deep sense of loss
13 showing great knowledge or understanding: a deep understanding / insight / analysis
difficult to understand
14 difficult to understand
This discussion's getting too deep for me. + He pondered, as if over some deep philosophical point.
15 ~ in sth fully involved in an activity or a state: to be deep in thought / conversation / prayer + He is often so deep in his books that he forgets to eat. + The firm ended up deep in debt.
16 if a person is deep, they hide their real feelings and opinions: She's always been a deep one, trusting no one.
in sport
17 to or from a position far down or across the field: a deep ball from Beckham
See also - DEPTH
Idioms: go off the deep end (informal) to suddenly become very angry or emotional
in deep water(s) (informal) in trouble or difficulty
jump / be thrown in at the deep end (informal) to start or be made to start a new and difficult activity that you are not prepared for: Junior hospital doctors are thrown in at the deep end in their first jobs.
more at DEVIL, SHIT n.
+ adverb (deeper, deepest) ~ (below, into, under, etc.) a long way below the surface of sth or a long way inside or into sth: Dig deeper! + The miners were trapped deep underground. + whales that feed deep beneath the waves + He gazed deep into her eyes. + They sat and talked deep into the night (= until very late).
Idioms: deep down
1 if you know sth deep down, you know your true feelings about sth, although you may not admit them to yourself: Deep down I still loved him.
2 if sth is true deep down, it is really like that, although it may not be obvious to people: He seems confident but deep down he's quite insecure.
go / run deep (of emotions, beliefs, etc.) to be felt in a strong way, especially for a long time: Feelings about the death of a parent are bound to go deep. + Dignity and pride run deep in this community.
more at DIG v., STILL
+ noun [sing.] (the deep) (literary) the sea: His body was committed to the deep (= he was buried at sea).

deep / deeply
The adverbs deep and deeply can both mean 'a long way down or into something'. Deep can only mean this and is more common than deeply in this sense. It is usually followed by a word like into or below: We decided to go deeper into the jungle.
Deeply usually means 'very much': deeply in love + deeply shocked. You can use deep down (but not deeply) to talk about a per-son's real nature:
She can seem stern, but deep down she's a very kind person. + She can seem stern, but deeply she's a very kind person.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 extensive, bottomless, abyssal, unfathomable, profound; wide, broad, yawning, chasmal or chasmic:
All our supplies were lost in a deep crevasse in the glacier.
2 profound, arcane, recondite, difficult, abstruse, obscure, esoteric, incomprehensible, beyond or past comprehension, impenetrable, unfathomable, inscrutable, mysterious, mystic(al), occult, weighty, serious, Colloq heavy:
Religious philosophy is too deep a subject to discuss at breakfast.
3 wise, learned, sage, sagacious, astute, perspicacious, profound, discerning, acute, intense, penetrating, knowledgeable, knowing:
Margaret is one of the deepest thinkers on the subject.
4 rapt, absorbed, engrossed, occupied, preoccupied, intent, intense, involved, engaged, immersed, lost, Colloq into:
Don't disturb him when he's deep in thought.
5 devious, cunning, shrewd, crafty, canny, clever, knowing, scheming, artful, designing:
He thinks there is a deep plot against him.
6 profound, intense, sincere, serious, heartfelt, earnest, ardent, fervent, poignant, deep-rooted:
I know of your deep concern for her.
7 low, resonant, booming, resounding, sonorous, rumbling:
The deep sound of thunder rolled across the valley.
8 rich, dark, intense, strong:
The sky was a deep blue.
9 the deep. the ocean, the main, the sea, the waters, the high seas, the briny (deep), the wave(s), Davy Jones's locker, Neptune's or Poseidon's kingdom or domain:
It was midnight on the waters and a storm was on the deep.
10 deeply, far down, profoundly, intensely, earnestly, heavily:
We drank deep of the cooling liquid.

Collocation dictionary

1 a long way from top to bottom/front to back


be, look
The water looks quite deep there.


really, very | fairly, pretty, quite


ankle/knee/waist deep
She stood knee deep in the water.

2 low in tone


be, sound
Her voice sounded very deep on the telephone.
| become


very | fairly, quite

3 strongly felt


be, go, run
This suspicion runs very deep among some government members.
| become


a very deep feeling of love
| fairly, quite

Concise English dictionary

+the central and most intense or profound part
+a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
+literary term for an ocean
+relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply
+marked by depth of thinking
+having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination
+very distant in time or space
+having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
+strong; intense
+relatively thick from top to bottom
+extending relatively far inward
+(of darkness) very intense
+large in quantity or size
+with head or back bent low
+of an obscure nature
+difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
+exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy
+to a great depth
+to an advanced time
+to far into space