wide

All Adjective
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  • A wide cross-section of the community was represented at these events.
  • The lake is approximately four miles long and one-half mile wide.
  • The songs tell personal stories of life in the wide open country of Australia.
  • This is generally a local area network technology with some wide area network applications.
  • A wide cross section of international news was presented each evening.
  • The group of islands is about in length and just short of a half mile wide.
  • Performance takes a wide range of forms, including theatre, music and drama.
  • His eyes are wide and his right hand raised, palm open towards the front.
  • Beside the structure theory there is also the wide field of representation theory.
  • News of his death only became known to the wider world six months after he had died.
  • The first two stories are wider and form the base of the tower.
  • These gardens displayed a wide variety of flowers in a rather small space.
  • The island is about long and no more than wide at its widest point.
  • Their goal of democratic, community control of politics spread into the wider civil rights movement.
  • The range is approximately ten miles long and about three miles wide at its widest point.
  • It is about seven miles long and about one mile at its widest.
  • More wide open was the fighting on the Eastern Front.
  • Some wide-ranging actions were fought, again mostly in the early months of the war.
  • The constitution provides for a wide range of internationally recognized human rights.
  • Thus the CGS system never gained wide general use outside the field of science.
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Meaning of wide

  • adjective 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
  • adjective Great in degree
    won by a wide margin
  • adverb With or by a broad space
    stand with legs wide apart, ran wide around left end
  • adverb To the fullest extent possible
    open your eyes wide, with the throttle wide open
  • adverb Far from the intended target
    the arrow went wide of the mark, a bullet went astray and killed a bystander
  • adverb To or over a great extent or range; far
    wandered wide through many lands, he traveled widely