Adjective Definition

wide

1.Definition: (used of eyes) fully open or extended

"Stared with wide eyes"


2.Definition: broad in scope or content

"Granted him wide powers"

Related Adjective(s):blanket, broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic


3.Definition: great in degree

"Won by a wide margin"


4.Definition: having ample fabric

"The current taste for wide trousers"

Related Adjective(s):full


5.Definition: having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other

"Wide roads", "A wide necktie", "Wide margins", "Three feet wide"

Related Adjective(s):broad


6.Definition: not on target

"The kick was wide", "The arrow was wide of the mark", "A claim that was wide of the truth"


7.Definition: very large in expanse or scope

"The wide plains"

Related Adjective(s):broad, spacious




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