Synonyms of deepen in English:

deepen


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verb

1‘the recession continues to deepen’

SYNONYMS
grow, increase, intensify, strengthen, escalate, mushroom, snowball
add to, heighten, reinforce, enhance, boost, magnify, amplify, augment, enrich, promote, encourage
exacerbate, aggravate, inflame, worsen, become worse, make worse
informal hot up, step up

2‘the archaeologists deepened and widened the hole’

SYNONYMS
dig out, make deeper, dig deeper, scoop out, scrape out, hollow out, excavate