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depth

 
 
pronunciation:
depth
phrases:
in depth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the condition or quality of being deep.
The depth of my love for you cannot be measured.
antonyms:
shallowness
definition 2: the distance from top to bottom or from front to back.
The lake has a depth of 3,000 feet.She measured the depth of the window frame.
similar words:
breadth, distance, extent, measurement, reach
phrase: in depth
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The word depth contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth " from "warm" and "depth " from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth " from "bear" and "stealth" from "steal").