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deep·en

deepen

 
 
pronunciation:
di pn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: deepens, deepening, deepened
definition: to make or become deep or deeper.
We need to deepen the hole to plant the bush.The pool deepens here.
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The word deepen contains the following part:
-en1 Old English verb-forming suffix that means to cause to be or become or have
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The suffix -en1 forms verbs from monosyllabic English adjectives.