Translation of deep in Spanish:


profundo, adj.

Pronunciation /dip/ /diːp/

adjective deeper, deepest

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (ravine/well) profundo
      (ravine/well) hondo
      (gash/wound) profundo
      (dish) hondo
      (pan) alto
      the ditch is 6 ft deep la zanja tiene 6 pies de profundidad
      • the deep waters of the river las profundas aguas del río
      • a deep pile carpet una alfombra de pelo largo
      • the deep end of the pool la parte (más) profunda / honda de la piscina
      • ankle-/knee-deep hasta los tobillos/la rodilla
      • the water's only ankle-deep el agua llega solo hasta los tobillos
      • we're waist-deep in work estamos con muchísimo trabajo
      • The mountain scenery was totally awesome with spectacular peaks, glacial rivers and deep mountain gorges.
      • Since it was built over a deep gorge, it was well protected against destructive forces.
      • Rocky gullets of white water open out into deep gorges where salmon lie waiting for water to continue their upstream journey.
      • Subsequently, the vehicle skidded off the road and fell into the deep gorge.
      • Over millions of years, a small river had carved a deep gorge into the rock.
      • The steep cliffs tumble abruptly into the sea, scarred by deep gorges which drip with greenery.
      • It is an astounding architectural monument, rising like a crusty castle from a plain broken by deep, dramatic gorges.
      • Because it was narrow and deep, the gorge was seldom influenced by the weather outside.
      • There were none skilled in managing dog-sleighs and the horses very soon died in the cold, deep snow.
      • Only in the shadows of deep cold craters could you expect to find any, frozen and hidden.
      • The river may look placid, but it is cold, wide, deep and fast-flowing.
      • We have lakes that are cold and deep and we have lakes that are larger than some European countries.
      • No one ever goes to the abyss because it's too wide and deep and creepy and cold.
      • The lake was deep and its surface smooth and flat.
      • Although it is fresh, enclosed water with average visibility of around 10m, it can be cold and deep.
      • The water is choppy, cold and deep - the chances are you can't even see the bottom.
      • A series of relatively flat, broad steps climb to that valley of deep, cold snow.
      • Everywhere there are clear jade rivers with deep natural pools, surrounded by sun-warmed granite boulders.
      • Just behind him, a deep trench has been cut in the pristine lawns and a team of archaeologists are busy scraping at the exposed soil.
      • One note of caution though, there is a very deep ditch near the tracks and if you get stuck in it it's a long ways to go for help.
      see also deep end

    • 1.2(horizontally)

      (shelf/wardrobe) profundo
      the soldiers were standing 12 deep los soldados formaban columnas de 12 en fondo
      • the site is 100ft wide by 50ft deep el terreno tiene 100 pies de ancho por 50 de largo / de fondo
      • Why is it impossible to pump water from very deep in the ground with a surface pump?
      • The grave generally is located in a riverbed or somewhere deep in the forest.
      • Last September we went to the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, just in the general admission section which was deep in the woods.
      • Though the bullets were too deep in his body to be removed, they didn't kill him.
      • The bar and grill may be deep in the basement, but the friendly waiting staff and chilled music maintain an upbeat mood and create a warm atmosphere.
      • The frogs' eardrums are unusually deep in their skulls.
      • As they went even deeper into the forest the creatures got more menacing looking.
      • I needed to know how deep in the forest he had been.
      • White grubs feed on roots deeper in the soil.
      • They inhabit all tropical and warm temperate seas, from the surface to moderately deep levels.
      • Animals begin to colonize the basalt volcanoes when they are still deep beneath the sea surface.
      • It helps to re-direct blood from the surface veins into the deep veins, and stops blood from flowing back out to the surface veins.
      • The question remains regarding how to merge these surface and deep structures.
      • I have also read that there are more accidents happening on these deep dives.
      • The cylinders will measure how much oxygen is consumed by organisms in the deep ocean.
      • The focus this time around is on the extreme environments of the deep ocean floor and the weird and wonderful denizens that flourish there.
      • They have the ability to penetrate right into the deep layers of the skin and travel to various organs, glands and tissues of the body.
      • Eleanor made sure she was deep enough in the pool before she turned around.
      • After a time, when we knew that we were deep enough into the woods that other students wouldn't be around, we held hands.
      • The lounge was a comfortable and well-appointed room deep in the bowels of the ship.

    • 1.3(broad)

      (border/edge) ancho

  • 2

    (sigh/groan) profundo
    (sigh/groan) hondo
    take a deep breath respire hondo
    • She took a deep breath and swallowed the sobs that were rising in her throat.
    • Once she was settled in with an arm slung over his chest, she sighed a deep breath of relief.
    • Michael sighed, leaning his head back as he took a deep breath to calm himself.
    • Nick let out a deep sigh and watched his breath turn to mist against the cold night air.
    • She breathed out a deep sigh of regret that drew Lauren's attention back to Haley.
    • Relax, take a deep breath and remember, it's not the end of the world.
    • So the next time you have a major presentation/meeting, calm down take deep breaths for at least one minute.
    • After you've taken a few deep breaths and enjoyed the rush of achieving your goal, where do you go next?
    • A series of deep breaths can be done anywhere and at anytime.
    • There was then a short silence followed by a long, deep sigh.
    • My brow burned, and I sucked a deep breath, sending the oxygen to my muscles.
    • I take three slow deep breaths to steady my nerves as I prepare to spring like a tiger on its unsuspecting prey.
    • I took a deep breath and marched with Catherine to the front door.
    • She finally reached the surface, and took a deep breath of the cold, crisp, mountain air.
    • I slip out the front door, take a deep breath of the cold morning air, and start to stretch.
    • The stadium lights glare down coldly as you inhale a deep breath of cold, crisp air.
    • I walked a step behind him, taking deep intakes and trying to catch up with my breath.
    • He heard Joe heave a deep sigh behind him but he didn't turn to look at the younger man.
    • The girl cast another glance behind, took a deep breath and stepped forward.
    • You can hear the echo of the long hours he's spent trying to understand in his deep sigh.
    • At his urging I strummed the guitar, closing my eyes as a gorgeous deep sound resonated.
    • This means that there are additional deep sounds which cannot be heard.
    • He thought he heard a rumbling sound, a deep voice coming from somewhere far away.
    • Everett had a very deep bass voice that sounded perpetually gloomy and mournful when a person wasn't used to him.
    • Over the noise came a deep rumbling, like the engines of several bulldozers.
    • Lightly she tapped on the wooden door to hear the deep boom of her father's voice tell her to enter.
    • Then a second explosion was felt, with a deep roar and a juddering as the whole cinema shook.
    • She threw back her head and laughed and laughed, a deep rumbling that seemed to come from her very soul.
    • Then growling deeply, he brings his face a little closer and lets out a deep roar.
    • At that moment the deep boom of the great brass bell reverberated through the monastery.
    • Do you think it would be better to use a large bell with deep tones or a small, higher pitched bell?
    • As Helen ran down the narrow hallway, the silence was broken by a deep booming sound.
    • Her voice then took on a remarkably deep tone as she stood there with a far away look in her eyes.
    • His voice was deep and throaty, resonating in his chest as though he had just woken from a very long sleep.
    • She slipped her arm through one strap and was about to walk away when she heard a deep chuckle from behind her.
    • Nothing was heard or seen until and deep growl came from behind Callum.
    • Tally froze as a deep voice sounded behind them, sounding oddly unlike the voice of Orion.
    • A voice spoke from behind him, a deep and rich baritone which made him jump slightly.
    • Before we had a chance to begin dancing, we were interrupted by a deep voice from behind me.
    • His deep voice comes from behind me, and as I turn my head, sure enough, my husband has returned to my side.
  • 3

    • 3.1(low-pitched)

      (voice) profundo
      (voice) grave
      (note) grave

    • 3.2(dark)

      (color) intenso
      (color) subido
      a deeper shade of red un rojo más intenso / subido
      • a deep tan un bronceado intenso
      • Although the main stem is still thin and whippy, it is an attractive, shiny, deep purple in colour.
      • The colours are deep and rich and help set an operatic mood and tone for almost every scene.
      • The sky had become a dark shade of indigo, tinged with the remnants of deep magenta.
      • This colour can range from washed-out orange and light salmon hues to vibrant day-glow and rich deep cherry pinks.
      • It has a deep magenta color that contrasts well with the more dominant green and gray foliage colors of the garden.
      • The bruise on his neck was deep purple and was easily visible even with his collar turned up.
      • The dress was a similar material to the other one but this time it was deep purple.
      • This contrasted against his dark brown skin, jet-black hair and deep brown, yet cold eyes.
      • The first stars were already beginning to peek out of the deep blue, cold sky.
      • I open my eyes and there are her deep, cold, violet, malicious eyes, staring at me.
      • The rest of the head is deep blue, extending in a line through the eye, giving the birds a masked appearance.
      • They were a rather mysterious, deep blue, so much so that they nearly blended in with their pupils.
      • I sit on the ledge and watch the sun play with incandescent shadows of deep green, as red deer graze in the distance.
      • Colors appear natural, blacks are deep and rich with only a minor lack of shadow detail.
      • As the shingles weather to a deep grey, the house appears from a distance to disappear into the forest.
      • The night was becoming a deep shade of grey as thunder rumbled in the distance.
      • She had natural black hair and deep blue eyes that shimmered in the lighting.
      • Todd could feel his cheeks blushing a deep crimson red as Rachel finished his question.
      • He had short golden blonde hair and deep blue eyes behind thin framed glasses.
      • In the east the sky is deep dark blue and the stars are fewer and brighter.

  • 4

    (sleep/love/interest) profundo
    (look/gaze) intenso
    (look/gaze) profundo
    in deep mourning de luto riguroso
    • it is with deep regret that … es con gran / profundo pesar que …
    • as the crisis grew deeper a medida que se agudizaba la crisis
    • there is deep suspicion that … existen grandes / graves sospechas de que …
    • to be in deep trouble estar en un serio apuro
    • it left a deep impression on me me causó una profunda impresión
    • When citizens lack confidence in the basic institutions of democracy, the nation is in very deep trouble.
    • We think that humanity could be heading for deep trouble unless we take action very soon.
    • They are in deep, deep trouble, and the economy will get worse and worse.
    • Waking, dreaming and deep sleep are the other three states, which are the normal states of consciousness.
    • At the heart of the conflict between were deep disagreements over economic policy.
    • If you found yourself playing head to head against him, you were in very deep trouble.
    • After a blissfully deep sleep I went out early in the morning to take photographs.
    • It was like waking up from a deep sleep, I gradually became more aware of what was going on.
    • Pressure on the US dollar in the form of a deep recession or a balance of payments crisis in the US is unlikely.
    • Scotland is pinning its hopes on the retail sector to keep it out of a deep recession.
    • Not only was the business in trouble, but the economy in the UK was in a deep recession.
    • I closed my eyes as the sun began to set and drifted off into a deep sleep.
    • Stock markets have reacted to the deep uncertainties this year by marking time.
    • There is no question of deep intoxication from drugs, poisons or other chemical agents.
    • She almost transformed the audience from deep gloom into spontaneous applause.
    • All of the medications presented have the potential to cause unplanned deep sedation.
    • The mother-of-two was treated in intensive care after slipping into a deep coma after the accident.
    • Soon I fell into a deep slumber, listening to the mountain animals in the distance.
    • Behind the question of course lies a deep ignorance of the reality of life in working class communities.
    • The policies they concocted, however, offered too little, too late and exposed deep division in White ranks.
    • Personal relationships are full of deep feelings and emotions but you need to wait for the right time to expose them.
    • This place is home, if anywhere is, and I love it with a deep passion.
    • It was a deep feeling of dissatisfaction, and it was making ordinary people do very crazy things.
    • She has a tendency to use quite clinical language - which masks deep emotions, but can make her look a bit of a cold fish on the page.
    • That is the exact opposite of my intention, which is deadly serious and prompted by deep grief and fierce anger.
    • Women were drawn to him, not just because of a taste for the powerful, but because he was a genuine romantic capable of deep affection.
    • Since the worst news was confirmed, the collective feelings have changed to deep sadness - and anger.
    • Her neighbours in Passage offer their deepest sympathy to her relatives and many friends.
    • Deepest sympathy is extended to his brothers and sisters, relatives and friends.
    • The deepest sympathy of the community is extended to her family relatives and friends.
    • He said that all farmers are going through a nightmare of falling incomes and deep uncertainty about their futures.
    • She fell into deep confusion when close and intimate contact happened between them.
    • For her part, Jan has asked me to extend her deep gratitude to all who have been praying for her and the folks.
    • The club extend their deep gratitude to all who support the weekly draws.
    • She came in smiling then stopped hen she saw the deep puzzlement on her son's face.
    • Underlying these questions was a deep uneasiness about the size and purpose of American power.
    • Sandy was surprised that he answered questions about himself revealing a deep insecurity.
    • I have also tried to instill in my children a deep respect for natural healing.
    • With deep regret he saw the base in the distance, not wanting this moment to end.
    • The fact that no-one has certain answers to these questions is a cause for deep concern.
  • 5

    • 5.1(intellectually)

      (thoughts/learning) profundo
      • I must also take notice of her deep understanding of Middle Eastern affairs, despite the fact that she has never lived there.
      • They like to have a deep understanding of how to do business.
      • Those who worked with him at the time have commented on his deep understanding of Canada and Canadian issues.
      • He has a deep understanding of their characters, reaching out across the centuries to touch them as if they were old friends.
      • A deep understanding of traditional music provides a firm foundation for his impressive body of work.
      • I think he had a deep understanding of military matters and of leadership.
      • This is such an illuminating play and, at times, profoundly deep.
      • You can be effective in solving problems in society because you have a deep understanding of those problems and their origins.
      • The people are warm and welcoming with a deep awareness of the past and great pride in the richness of their culture.
      • It has to be informed by a deep understanding of the period and its cosmology.
      • Any successful international expansion requires caution, patience and a deep understanding of the new market.
      • They deserve deep analysis and consideration in an objective fashion.
      • It is a subject of deep discussion and occasional confusion.
      • He opens by wringing his hands and asking three really deep questions.
      • And Robin has sent a list of deep questions for us to answer - an interview he'll put on his very interesting site.
      • It seems a bit odd to try to package a fairly deep question in the context of a genre this fluffy and idiotic.
      • After 25 years of deep thought, Roger believes he has answered the eternal question as to why we are here.
      • It is grave, sometimes eloquent, responsive to sorrow, filled with deep questioning.
      • Behind the spectacles and deep thinking there is a forceful man, who is tough to argue with.
      • Of course this is a difficult test and requires deep study and travel throughout Africa.

    • 5.2(enigmatic)

      (mystery/secret) profundo
      you're a deep one tú eres un enigma
      • I'm a pretty deep person, and cruising gives me a chance to be alone and think.
      • I've always wanted to meet you, you seem like such a deep person with a beautiful soul.
      • As you would expect from someone who has made a living in the movie capital for more than 30 years, he is neither a subtle nor a very deep man.
      • The world was scared of him, because he was too deep, or forthright, or brave.
      • Nothing deep or philosophical, you understand, just: how is this going to get better?
      • They understood something very deep that we more secular types never learned.
      • Do you understand what deep and metaphysical things he is trying to say?
      • This turns out to be an argument which raises deep and difficult issues, and there is no consensus about the proper response to it.
      • But I shall say nothing about the deep and difficult problems this contention raises.
      • But it's very deep and mysterious and superbly written, and superbly translated too.
      • He was equally ready to discuss a problem with a first year student or a colleague, to work through an elementary point or puzzle over a deep problem.
      • For once the child was quiescent as if it were asleep, or pondering upon some deep enigma.
      • The struggles of the American writer to explain the deep mysteries of the British character are pure joy.
      • I seem to remember getting into some fairly deep Samuel Beckett.
      • All in all there are plotlines and deep character developments that your average three year old just can't appreciate.
      • He tries to make me feel better by dressing it up in deep and intellectual language.

adverb deeper, deepest

  • 1

    • 1.1(of penetration)

      to dig deep cavar hondo
      • they marched deep into the jungle se internaron / adentraron en lo más profundo de la selva
      • he thrust his hands deep in(to) his pockets hundió las manos en los bolsillos
      • feelings run very deep among the population hay un sentir muy fuerte entre la población
      • he looked deep into her eyes la miró fijamente a los ojos

    • 1.2(thoroughly)

      to go deep/deeper (into sth) ahondar/ahondar más (en algo)
      • The narrator gets off a train in a deserted countryside and walks deep into the forest, where he makes camp and goes to sleep.
      • The peroxide, he says, wouldn't penetrate very deep beneath the surface.
      • Some short trails lead to viewpoints; longer and more difficult trails penetrate deep into the forest and wilderness.
      • But the love of farming runs deep in the Amish heart.
      • Twigs and leaves flew to either side as they went deeper into the woods.
      • At the heart of all this is a deep-seated ambivalence about government which runs deep in the Australian psyche.
      • Her muscles clenched around his fingers and she growled deep in her throat.
      • Alice started laughing and Scarlet stared deep into her eyes.
      • Sherry stared deep into his eyes like she was listening and like she cared.
      • He walked deeper into the woods, following the sound of running water.
      • Then Destiny stopped walking and turned back around and walked deeper into the cave.
      • He then walked deeper into the darkness, looked at the empty throne, and then turned to walk out.
      • You dance and sing along and make it look natural, but deep down inside you know that you do not belong here.
      • I quickly cut my arm, and in my haste I accidentally cut deep, wincing as a few drops of blood fell to the floor.
      • Before this point, I had started, earlier on, to question if I actually, deep down, hated women.
      • I ran right into a net fence, flipped over and fell deep into the snow behind it!
      • She often walked deep into the woods behind our house by herself, carrying a handsaw.
      • The bracing fresh air penetrates deep into the lungs and instill a feeling of calmness and well-being.
      • He walked up to her and stood very close, looking deep into her eyes with concern.
      • We covered our faces to shield ourselves from the nausea and traversed deep into the abyss.

  • 2

    • 2.1(situated far from edge)

      deep in the forest en lo profundo del bosque
      • deep in the subconscious mind en lo profundo del subconsciente
      • the roots of this trouble lie deep las raíces de este problema son muy profundas

    • 2.2(greatly involved)

      to be deep in sth
      • we're still deep in debt
      • I found her deep in her book
      • you can't back out now: you're in this too deep

  • 3

    to drink deep of sth embeberse de / en algo


  • 1

    the deep el piélago literary
    • a monster from the deep un monstruo de las profundidades (del mar)
    • The oarsmen pushed their oars above the water while a brawny man dropped an anchor into the deep.
    • And that's before we even get to the more bizarre denizens of the deep.
    • A bit later they had proof of his ignorance when he told them to cast their nets in the deep during broad daylight.
    • He continued to take a twisted delight in showing us the scariest creatures of the deep.
    • I think people are fascinated by these slimy weird monsters of the deep.
    • He had been steering at the rudder when a great many large, dark shapes darted up from out of the deep.
    • In January this year he returned to raise the body from the deep.
    • The discoveries have emerged from a study of whale song that is redefining what experts know about the giants of the deep.
    • Even under the laws of man, there is nothing clear-cut about the ownership of these creatures of the deep.
    • He is an accomplished diver who grows flowers in an amphora he retrieved from the deep.
    • At night, the phosphorescence looks as if all the constellations in the inky sky have fallen into the deep.
    • There's also a chance of seeing blue manta, the dark, silent deltas of the deep.
    • Of course if your view of fishermen is of the lone few on a trawler battling danger and the deep for a few mackerel it would be difficult to agree.
  • 2

    (most intense part)
    in the deep of winter en lo más crudo del invierno