depe

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English dēop, from Proto-Germanic *deupaz.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

depe (plural and weak singular depe, comparative depper, deper, superlative deppest, depest)

  1. deep (extending or being greatly below the ground; being of deepness)
  2. deep (extending or being greatly in the interior)
  3. (with another adjective) Located at a certain deepness.
  4. Boggy, impassable due to mud or dirt.
  5. Meaningful, significant; having a lot of importance.
  6. Heartfelt, passionate; having a lot of feeling.
  7. Weightily, significantly; with a lot of portentousness.
  8. Esoteric, incomprehensible, difficult to interpret or learn.
  9. Powerful, profuse, excessive, prominent.
  10. (rare) far (extending or being greatly in any measurement)
  11. (rare) A lot; a large or great amount.
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: deep
  • Scots: depe, deep, deip
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Adverb[edit]

depe (comparative depper, superlative depperst)

  1. deep (extending or being greatly below the ground; being of deepness)
  2. deep (extending or being greatly in the interior)
  3. Meaningfully, significantly; with a lot of importance.
  4. Emotionally, passionately; with a lot of feeling.
  5. Weightily, significantly; with a lot of portentousness.
  6. (rare) far (extending or being greatly in any measurement)
  7. (rare) A lot; a large or great amount.
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Noun[edit]

depe (plural depes)

  1. A watery body that has significant deepness.
  2. (rare) deep (a portion of watery body that has significant deepness)
  3. (rare) The sea floor; the part of the ground that is submersed.
  4. (rare) depth, deepness.
  5. (rare, Late Middle English) The inside of a territorial unit.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English dēopian.

Verb[edit]

depe

  1. Alternative form of depen