WIDE

wide

1. [Adjective]: great in degree; "won by a wide margin"

2. [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"

3. [Adverb]: with or by a broad space; "stand with legs wide apart"; "ran wide around left end"

4. [Adverb]: to the fullest extent possible; "open your eyes wide"; "with the throttle wide open"

5. [Adverb]: to or over a great extent or range; far; "wandered wide through many lands"; "he traveled widely"

6. [Adverb]: far from the intended target; "the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander"

7. great in range or scope; "an extended vocabulary"; "surgeons with extended experience"; "extensive examples of picture writing"; "suffered extensive damage"; "a wide selection"

8. (used of eyes) fully open or extended; "listened in round-eyed wonder"; "stared with wide eyes"

9. not on target; "the kick was wide"; "the arrow was wide of the mark"; "a claim that was wide of the truth"

10. 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

11. very large in expanse or scope; "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"

12. having ample fabric; "the current taste for wide trousers"; "a full skirt"

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