English adjective: shallow
|1.||shallow lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center|
A shallow dish.
A shallow cut.
A shallow closet.
Established a shallow beachhead.
Hit the ball to shallow left field.
|Similar||ankle-deep, fordable, knee-deep, neritic, reefy, shelfy, shelvy, shoaly|
|2.||shallow not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply|
A night of shallow fretful sleep.
In a shallow trance.
|3.||shallow lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious|
His arguments seemed shallow and tedious.
English noun: shallow
|1.||shallow (object) a stretch of shallow water|
|Broader (hypernym)||body of water, water|
English verb: shallow
|1.||shallow (change) make shallow|
|Samples||The silt shallowed the canal.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||alter, change, modify|
|2.||shallow (change) become shallow|
|Samples||The lake shallowed over time.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s|