Translation of deepen in Spanish:

deepen

hacer más profundo, v.

Pronunciation /ˈdiːp(ə)n//ˈdipən/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (well/canal) hacer más profundo
    (well/canal) hacer más hondo
    • Local primary schools have issued an urgent cry for help as the schools crisis in the town deepens.
    • His crisis of faith deepens and he even forbids prayer at the dinner table.
    • In 1967 sterling was devalued against the dollar, but the monetary crisis deepened.
    • As the crisis in the industry deepens, competition between airlines is becoming more cutthroat.
    • But if the underlying economic realities go unaddressed, then the risk of crisis will deepen.
    • The outright banning of newspapers now is an indication that the government's crisis is deepening further.
    • It seems that Britain's upmarket retailers suffered most and will suffer further if the crisis deepens.
    • Whatever decision the parliament takes, the political crisis is set to deepen.
    • The enormous cost of war will aggravate the already deepening economic crisis.
    • Beyond the plush-velvet-curtained windows, the darkness and the fog deepen, and a weeping drizzle of rain begins to fall.
    • But the problems are only getting worse and the need for system change is increasing as the crisis deepens.
    • I really don't know what we are going to do if the crisis keeps deepening.
    • Violent strikes became common in the Po Valley from 1882 as the agricultural crisis deepened.
    • Philip's gloom deepens when he finds a letter from Mr Plumb to his mother.
    • Instead, the crisis rapidly deepened amidst ever greater distrust and recrimination.
    • Indeed, as the ecological crisis deepens, this will surely become an ever more important issue.
    • As the crisis deepened, some government projects were scaled back or cancelled.
    • Joe, meanwhile, struggles to belong, and his mood swings, from docile to dangerous, increasing in intensity as his insecurity deepens.
    • But as the marine conservation crisis in the oceans deepens we're running out of time.
    • The reality of Federation and the world's deepening crisis together sharpened nationalism after 1901.
  • 2

    • 2.1

      (understanding/knowledge) profundizar en
      (understanding/knowledge) ahondar en
      (sympathy/concern) aumentar
      (friendship) estrechar

    • 2.2

      (voice) hacer más grave

    • 2.3

      (color) intensificar


intransitive verb

  • 1

    (river/gorge/water) hacerse más hondo
    (water/gorge/river) hacerse más profundo
  • 2

    • 2.1

      (concern/sorrow/love) hacerse más profundo
      (love/concern/sorrow) aumentar
      (friendship) estrecharse
      (mystery/interest) crecer
      (interest/mystery) aumentar
      (crisis) acentuarse

    • 2.2

      (voice) hacerse más profundo
      (voice) hacerse más grave

    • 2.3

      (color) intensificarse
      (darkness) hacerse más profundo