Synonyms of depth in English:

depth


See US English definition of depth

See UK English definition of depth

See Spanish definition of profundidad

noun

1‘he wondered about the depth of the caves’

SYNONYMS
deepness, distance downwards, distance inwards, distance from the outside
drop, vertical drop, vertical extent, profundity
ANTONYMS

shallowness

2‘Bill tested the depth of his knowledge’

SYNONYMS
extent, range, scope, breadth, width, extensiveness, comprehensiveness
compass, magnitude, scale, degree

3‘we were concerned about many of our students' lack of depth’

SYNONYMS
profoundness, profundity, deepness, wisdom, understanding, intelligence, sagacity, discernment, perceptiveness, penetration, perspicuity, insight, awareness, intuition, astuteness, acumen, shrewdness, acuity
learning, erudition, knowledgeability
rare sapience
ANTONYMS

shallowness

4‘this book is a work of great depth’

SYNONYMS
complexity, intricacy, profoundness, profundity, gravity, seriousness, weight, importance, moment, solemnity
ANTONYMS

triviality

5‘the vase has incredible depth of colour’

SYNONYMS
intensity, richness, deepness, darkness, vividness, strength, brilliance

6depths‘they studied life in the depths of the sea’

SYNONYMS
deepest part, remotest area, bottom, floor, bed, abyss, back, pit
bowels
ANTONYMS

surface


Phrases

    in depth

    ‘the student concentrates on one or two subjects in depth’


    SYNONYMS
    thoroughly, extensively, comprehensively, well, rigorously, exhaustively, completely, fully
    meticulously, scrupulously, assiduously, painstakingly, methodically
    ANTONYMS

    superficially