Definition of 'steep'
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The steeper decline in seats available suggests that airlines will switch to smaller aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The only worry is that he can land a little steep over his fences. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can also cut charges by making sure you do not get stung by steep excess fees. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Too steep a launch angle could result in a stall. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But running costs can be high because of steep parts prices. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some regions have seen steeper rises for electricity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You always try to pick steeper terrain to fly relative to. The Sun (2013)The scheme has been blamed by economists for steep prices increases. The Sun (2015)The mountains grew steadily higher and steeper. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Lanes head in chaotic directions up and around steep hills. The Sun (2016)The final narrow and steep section of the stairs leads to the attic bedroom. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On the other side of the road a steep ravine led to a babbling stream. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The decline became progressively steeper the older the civil servants were at the beginning. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Prices are a little steep but you can always pack a picnic. The Sun (2010) The steep increase in tuition fees has not deterred poor students from going to university. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The faults that define the edges of the basins dive downwards at a steep angle. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)All of the towns have house prices that are steep for their area. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Then there is the bounce, which is steep and sharp. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can keep tabs on how your performance is affected by, say, a steep gradient. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One seam had a steep gradient, and the further it went down, the wetter it got. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)
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Translations for 'steep'
British English: steep /stiːp/ ADJECTIVE
A steep slope rises at a very sharp angle and is difficult to go up.
Some of the hills are very steep.
- American English: steep
- Arabic: شَدِيدُ الإِنْحِدَار
- Brazilian Portuguese: íngreme
- Chinese: 陡峭的
- Croatian: strm
- Czech: strmý
- Danish: stejl
- Dutch: steil
- European Spanish: empinado
- Finnish: jyrkkä
- French: escarpé
- German: steil
- Greek: απόκρημνος
- Italian: irto
- Japanese: 急な 傾斜
- Korean: 가파른
- Norwegian: bratt
- Polish: stromy
- European Portuguese: íngreme
- Romanian: abrupt
- Russian: крутой
- Spanish: empinado
- Swedish: brant
- Thai: สูงชัน
- Turkish: dik yokuş vb
- Ukrainian: крутий
- Vietnamese: dốc
Definition of steep from the Collins English Dictionary
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