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1. steep

adjective. ['ˈstiːp'] having a sharp inclination.

Synonyms

  • sheer
  • vertical
  • abrupt
  • heavy
  • steep-sided
  • perpendicular
  • bluff
  • bold
  • steepish
  • sharp

Antonyms

  • inclined
  • gradual
  • skew
  • blur

Etymology

  • steap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steypa (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Steep

  • oversleep
  • mcsleep
  • anandeep
  • streep
  • phillipe
  • felipe
  • bopeep
  • asleep
  • sweep
  • sleep
  • schliep
  • griep
  • creep
  • bleep
  • weep
  • veep
  • tepe
  • sheep
  • sepe
  • seipp
  • seip
  • seep
  • riepe
  • reep
  • reap
  • peep
  • lepe
  • leep
  • leap
  • kniep

Sentences with steep


1. Adjective
Only the last third of the route is steep and taxing.

Quotes about steep


1. Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
- Horace

2. We are really living the American dream, to be a successful brand in the States and in Europe and to steep ourselves in our heritage. But we do it with a sense of humor. We don't take ourselves too seriously in fashion.
- Tommy Hilfiger

3. There is no royal road to science, and only those who do not dread the fatiguing climb of its steep paths have a chance of gaining its luminous summits.
- Karl Marx, Capital, Vol 1: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production

2. steep-sided

adjective. having very steep sides.

Antonyms

  • horizontal

3. steep

verb. ['ˈstiːp'] devote (oneself) fully to.

Synonyms

  • focus
  • rivet
  • center
  • immerse
  • engross
  • absorb
  • plunge
  • centre
  • soak up
  • drink in
  • engulf
  • concentrate
  • drink

Antonyms

  • expand
  • increase
  • decentralise
  • deconcentrate

Etymology

  • steap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steypa (Old Norse)

4. steep

adjective. ['ˈstiːp'] of a slope; set at a high angle.

Antonyms

  • unclearness

Etymology

  • steap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steypa (Old Norse)

5. steep

verb. ['ˈstiːp'] let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse.

Synonyms

  • decoct
  • marinade
  • soak
  • draw
  • marinate
  • infuse

Antonyms

  • bore
  • emit
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • steap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steypa (Old Norse)

6. steep

adjective. ['ˈstiːp'] greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation.

Synonyms

  • outrageous
  • exorbitant
  • extortionate
  • usurious
  • immoderate

Antonyms

  • obscurity
  • soften
  • indistinctness
  • softness

Etymology

  • steap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steypa (Old Norse)

7. steep

noun. ['ˈstiːp'] a steep place (as on a hill).

Synonyms

  • decline
  • descent
  • downslope
  • fall
  • declivity
  • declension

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • infield
  • peripheral
  • right

Etymology

  • steap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steypa (Old Norse)
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