Part of speech: noun

The state or degree of being deep; distance downward, inward or backward; profundity; extremity.

Part of speech: noun

A deep place; the innermost part.

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Usage examples "depth":

  1. Christian and Hopeful inquired 'if the waters were all of a depth. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
  2. Friends on all sides wondered what had brought us there in the depth of the winter. - "Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897", Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
  3. The depth here was eleven metres. - "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.