Synonyms of steep in English:



  • 1 steep cliffs
    precipitous, sheer, abrupt, sharp, perpendicular, vertical, bluff, vertiginous
    [Antonyms] gentle
  • 2 a steep increase
    sharp, sudden, precipitate, precipitous, rapid
    [Antonyms] gradual
  • 3 informal steep prices
    expensive, costly, high, stiff;
    unreasonable, excessive, exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, prohibitive, dear
    [Antonyms] reasonable
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  • 1 the ham is then steeped in brine
    marinade, marinate, soak, souse, macerate;
  • 2 winding sheets were steeped in mercury sulfate
  • 3 a city steeped in history
    imbue with, fill with, permeate with, pervade with, suffuse with, infuse with, soak in
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