Deep vs. Meaningful

Deep vs. Meaningful — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Deep and Meaningful

Deepadjective

Extending far downward below a surface

a deep hole in the river ice.

Meaningfuladjective

Having meaning, function, or purpose

a meaningful discussion.

Deepadjective

Extending far inward from an outer surface

a deep cut.

Meaningfuladjective

Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words

a meaningful glance.

Deepadjective

Extending far backward from front to rear

a deep walk-in refrigerator.

Meaningfuladjective

Having meaning, significant.

I think we made a meaningful contribution to this project today.

Deepadjective

Extending far from side to side from a center

a deep yard surrounding the house.

Meaningfuladjective

having a meaning or purpose;

a meaningful explanationa meaningful discussiona meaningful pause

Deepadjective

Far distant down or in

deep in the woods.

Deepadjective

Coming from or penetrating to a depth

a deep sigh.

Deepadjective

(Sports) Located or taking place near the outer boundaries of the area of play

deep left field.

Deepadjective

Extending a specific distance in a given direction

snow four feet deep.

Deepadjective

Far distant in time or space

deep in the past.

Deepadjective

Difficult to penetrate or understand; recondite

a deep metaphysical theory.

Deepadjective

Of a mysterious or obscure nature

a deep secret.ancient and deep tribal rites.

Deepadjective

Very learned or intellectual; wise

a deep philosopher.

Deepadjective

Exhibiting great cunning or craft

deep political machinations.

Deepadjective

Of a grave or extreme nature

deep trouble.deepest deceit.

Deepadjective

Very absorbed or involved

deep in thought.deep in financial difficulties.

Deepadjective

Profound in quality or feeling

a deep trance.deep devotion.

Deepadjective

Rich and intense in shade. Used of a color

a deep red.

Deepadjective

Low in pitch; resonant

a deep voice.

Deepadjective

Covered or surrounded to a designated degree. Often used in combination

waist-deep in the water.ankle-deep in snow.

Deepadjective

Large in quantity or size; big

deep cuts in the budget.

Deepadjective

(Sports) Having a sufficient number of capable reserve players

That team is not very deep.

Deepadverb

To a great depth; deeply

dig deep.feelings that run deep.

Deepadverb

Well along in time; late

worked deep into the night.

Deepadverb

(Sports) Close to the outer boundaries of the area of play

played deep for the first three innings.ran deep into their opponents' territory.

Deepnoun

A deep place in land or in a body of water

drowned in the deep of the river.

Deepnoun

A vast, immeasurable extent

the deep of outer space.

Deepnoun

The extent of encompassing time or space; firmament.

Deepnoun

The most intense or extreme part

the deep of night.

Deepnoun

The ocean.

Deepnoun

(Nautical) A sounding that falls between marks on a lead line and thus corresponds to an estimated depth rather than a precise depth.

Deepadjective

Extending far away from a point of reference, especially downwards.

Deepadjective

Extending far down from the top or surface; having its bottom far down.

We hiked into a deep valley between tall mountains.There was a deep layer of dust on the floor; the room had not been disturbed for many years.

Deepadjective

Far in extent in another (non-downwards, but generally also non-upwards) direction away from a point of reference.

The shelves are 30 centimetres deep. — They are deep shelves.

Deepadjective

In a (specified) number of rows or layers.

a crowd three deep along the funeral procession

Deepadjective

Thick.

That cyclist's deep chest allows him to draw more air.

Deepadjective

Voluminous.

to take a deep breath / sigh / drink

Deepadjective

A long way inside; situated far in or back.

deep into the forest;deep in the forest

Deepadjective

Complex, involved.

Deepadjective

Profound, having great meaning or import, but possibly obscure or not obvious.

That is a deep thought!

Deepadjective

To a significant, not superficial, extent.

I just meant to help out a little, but now I'm deep into it.They're deep in discussion.

Deepadjective

Hard to penetrate or comprehend; profound; intricate; obscure.

a deep subject or plot

Deepadjective

Of penetrating or far-reaching intellect; not superficial; thoroughly skilled; sagacious; cunning.

Deepadjective

Low in pitch.

She has a very deep contralto voice.

Deepadjective

(of a color) Highly saturated.

That's a very deep shade of blue.

Deepadjective

(sleep) Sound, heavy (describing a state of sleep from which one is not easily awoken).

He was in a deep sleep.

Deepadjective

Immersed, submerged (in).

deep in debt;deep in the mud;waist-deep in the muddy water

Deepadjective

Muddy; boggy; sandy; said of roads.

Deepadverb

Deeply.

Deepnoun

The deep part of a lake, sea, etc.

creatures of the deep

Deepnoun

A silent time; quiet isolation.

the deep of night

Deepnoun

(rare) A deep shade of colour.

Deepnoun

The profound part of a problem.

Deepnoun

(with "the") The sea, the ocean.

Deepnoun

(cricket) A fielding position near the boundary.

Russell is a safe pair of hands in the deep.

Deepnoun

the central and most intense or profound part;

in the deep of nightin the deep of winter

Deepnoun

a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor

Deepnoun

literary term for an ocean;

denizens of the deep

Deepadjective

relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply;

a deep breatha deep sighdeep concentrationdeep emotiona deep trancein a deep sleep

Deepadjective

marked by depth of thinking;

deep thoughtsa deep allegory

Deepadjective

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;

a deep wella deep divedeep watera deep casserolea deep gashdeep massagedeep pressure receptors in musclesdeep shelvesa deep closetsurrounded by a deep yardhit the ball to deep center fieldin deep spacewaist-deep

Deepadjective

very distant in time or space;

deep in the pastdeep in enemy territorydeep in the woodsa deep space probe

Deepadjective

extreme;

in deep troubledeep happiness

Deepadjective

having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range;

a deep voicea bass voice is lower than a baritone voicea bass clarinet

Deepadjective

strong; intense;

deep purplea rich red

Deepadjective

relatively thick from top to bottom;

deep carpetsdeep snow

Deepadjective

extending relatively far inward;

a deep border

Deepadjective

(of darkness) very intense;

thick nightthick darknessa face in deep shadowdeep night

Deepadjective

large in quantity or size;

deep cuts in the budget

Deepadjective

with head or back bent low;

a deep bow

Deepadjective

of an obscure nature;

the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious termsa deep dark secretthe inscrutible workings of Providencein its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of liferituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands

Deepadjective

difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge;

the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid thema deep metaphysical theorysome recondite problem in historiography

Deepadjective

exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy;

deep political machinationsa deep plot

Deepadverb

to a great depth;

dived deeplydug deep

Deepadverb

to an advanced time;

deep into the nighttalked late into the evening

Deepadverb

to far into space;

penetrated deep into enemy territorywent deep into the woods