- To a deep extent or degree; very greatly.
- I am deeply concerned about this matter.
- I deeply regret my behaviour.
- So as to extend far down or far into something.
- The surface of the planet was deeply cratered.
- At depth.
- In this part of the river salmon swim deeply.
- In a profound, not superficial, manner.
- I thought deeply about the problem.
- In large volume.
- breathe deeply, drink deeply
- (in relation to sleep) Soundly; so as to be hard to rouse.
- (of flavour, colour, etc.) Richly.
- a deeply flavoured curry
- 1968, Carl Ruhen, The Key Club, Scripts, page 12:
- Her deeply hennaed hair, almost black at the roots, straggled loosely down both sides of her long face.
- (certain senses): deep (adverb)
to a deep extent
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