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steep meaning and definition

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STEEP noun

Definition of steep (noun)

  1. a steep place (as on a hill)

STEEP verb

Definition of steep (verb)

  1. devote (oneself) fully to
  2. let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse
    • "steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol"
    • synonyms: infuse

STEEP adjective

Definition of steep (adjective)

  1. having a sharp inclination
    • "the steep attic stairs"; "steep cliffs"
    • antonym: gradual
  2. greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
  3. of a slope; set at a high angle
    • "note the steep incline"; "a steep roof sheds snow"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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