use Fathom in a sentence
[noun] a length for measuring the depth of water, (six feet or about 1.8 metres);
They were fishing in about three fathoms of water and we could see the bottom actually paved with codfish.
Think of a ship as immense as the Titanic, sinking in endless fathoms of water.
One fisherman sadly told us that his brother lies dead under 30 fathoms of water.
[verb] to understand;
One night in the summer of 2011, for reasons no one could fathom, he picked up a gun and ended his life.
They are not allowed to talk to each other and have 10 minutes to fathom it out.
Sophia couldn’t fathom living someplace where she couldn’t go outside.
He spends much of his time attempting to fathom the mysteries of the legal system, but never gets any closer even to identifying his crime.