steep

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1 steep /ˈstiːp/ adjective
steeper; steepest
1 steep
/ˈstiːp/
adjective
steeper; steepest
Learner's definition of STEEP
[also more steep; most steep]
: almost straight up and down : rising or falling very sharply
: going up or down very quickly
: very high

pay a steep price

see 1pay

— steeply

adverb [more steeply; most steeply]

— steepness

noun [noncount]
2 steep /ˈstiːp/ verb
steeps; steeped; steeping
2 steep
/ˈstiːp/
verb
steeps; steeped; steeping
Learner's definition of STEEP
: to put (something) in a liquid for a period of time
[+ object]
[no object]

steep in

[phrasal verb]
steep (someone) in (something) : to make (someone) know and understand a lot about (something)
often used as (be) steeped in
used as (be) steeped in to say that there is a lot of something in a place, time, etc.
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