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Definition of wide
- Wide adj
- Having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river" [syn: {broad}] [ant: {narrow}]
- Broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers" [syn: {across-the-board}, {all-embracing}, {all-encompassing}, {all-inclusive}, {blanket(a)}, {broad}, {encompassing}, {panoptic}]
- (used of eyes) fully open or extended; "listened in round-eyed wonder"; "stared with wide eyes" [syn: {round-eyed}, {wide-eyed}]
- Very large in expanse or scope; "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies" [syn: {broad}, {spacious}]
- Great in degree; "won by a wide margin" [ant: {narrow}]
- Great in range or scope; "an extended vocabulary"; "surgeons with extended experience"; "extensive examples of picture writing"; "suffered extensive damage"; "a wide selection" [syn: {extended}, {extensive}]
- Having ample fabric; "the current taste for wide trousers"; "a full skirt" [syn: {wide-cut}, {full}]
- Not on target; "the kick was wide"; "the arrow was wide of the mark"; "a claim that was wide of the truth" [syn: {wide of the mark}] adv
- With or by a broad space; "stand with legs wide apart"; "ran wide around left end"
- To the fullest extent possible; "open your eyes wide"; "with the throttle wide open"
- Far from the intended target; "the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander" [syn: {astray}]
- To or over a great extent or range; far; "wandered wide through many lands"; "he traveled widely" [syn: {widely}]
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