HyperDic: wide

English > 11 senses of the word wide:
ADJECTIVEallwide, broadhaving great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
allwide, across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, encompassing, extensive, panopticbroad in scope or content
allwide, wide-eyed(used of eyes) fully open or extended
allwide, broad, spaciousvery large in expanse or scope
allwidegreat in degree
allwide, wide-cut, fullhaving ample fabric
allwide, wide of the marknot on target
ADVERBallwidewith or by a broad space
allwideto the fullest extent possible
allwide, astrayfar from the intended target
allwide, widelyto or over a great extent or range
wide > pronunciation
Soundsway'd
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English > wide: 11 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other.
Examples
  • "wide roads"
  • "a wide necktie"
  • "wide margins"
  • "three feet wide"
Synonymbroad
Attribute ofwidth, breadthThe extent of something from side / side to side / side
NarrowerbeamyBroad in the beam
bird's-eye, panoramicAs from an altitude or distance
broad-brimmed(of hats) having a broad brim
deepExtending relatively far inward
fanlikeresembling a fan
sweepingtaking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area
wide-screen(motion pictures) projected on a screen with much greater width than height
See alsocomprehensiveIncluding all or everything
thicknot thin
Oppositenarrownot wide
Spanishamplio, ancho
Catalanample, ampli
Nounswidenessthe property of being wide
English > wide: 11 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBroad in scope or content.
Example "granted him wide powers"
Synonymsacross-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic
BroadercomprehensiveIncluding all or everything
Spanishamplio, completo, general, global
Catalanampli, complet, general, global
Nounswidenessunusual largeness in size or extent or number
English > wide: 11 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(used of eyes) fully open or extended.
Example"stared with wide eyes"
Synonymwide-eyed
Broaderopen, openedUsed of mouth or eyes
Spanishdesorbitado
English > wide: 11 senses > adjective 4
MeaningVery large in expanse or scope.
Example "the wide plains"
Synonymsbroad, spacious
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishamplio, ancho, espacioso, vasto
Catalanespaiós
Nounswidenessunusual largeness in size or extent or number
English > wide: 11 senses > adjective 5
MeaningGreat in degree.
Example"won by a wide margin"
NarrowercomfortableMore than adequate
OppositenarrowVery limited in degree
Nounswidenessunusual largeness in size or extent or number
English > wide: 11 senses > adjective 6
MeaningHaving ample fabric.
Example"the current taste for wide trousers"
Synonymswide-cut, full
BroaderampleMore than enough in size or scope or capacity
Spanishamplio, ancho
Catalanample, ampli
Nounswidenessunusual largeness in size or extent or number
English > wide: 11 senses > adjective 7
Meaningnot on target.
Examples
  • "the kick was wide"
  • "the arrow was wide of the mark"
  • "a claim that was wide of the truth"
Synonymwide of the mark
Broaderinaccuratenot exact
English > wide: 11 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith or by a broad space.
Examples
  • "stand with legs wide apart"
  • "ran wide around left end"
English > wide: 11 senses > adverb 2
MeaningTo the fullest extent possible.
Examples
  • "open your eyes wide"
  • "with the throttle wide open"
English > wide: 11 senses > adverb 3
MeaningFar from the intended target.
Example"the arrow went wide of the mark"
Synonymastray
English > wide: 11 senses > adverb 4
MeaningTo or over a great extent or range; far.
Examples
  • "wandered wide through many lands"
  • "he traveled widely"
Synonymwidely

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