wide

Definitions of wide
  1. adjective
    having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide roads”
    “a wide necktie”
    wide margins”
    “three feet wide
    synonyms: broad
    comprehensive, overarching
    including all or everything
    thick
    not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    beamy
    broad in the beam
    bird's-eye, panoramic
    as from an altitude or distance
    broad-brimmed
    (of hats) having a broad brim
    deep
    extending relatively far inward
    fanlike
    resembling a fan
    sweeping
    taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination
    wide-screen
    (motion pictures) projected on a screen with much greater width than height
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    Antonyms:
    narrow
    not wide
    blinkered, narrow, narrow-minded
    lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
    limited
    small in range or scope
    thin
    of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
    constricting, constrictive, narrowing
    (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom
    narrowed
    reduced in size as by squeezing together
    narrow-mouthed
    having a narrow mouth
    slender, thin
    very narrow
    strait
    narrow
    straplike
    long and narrow like a strap
    narrowing, tapered, tapering
    becoming gradually narrower
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  2. adjective
    very large in expanse or scope
    “the wide plains”
    synonyms: broad, spacious
    big, large
    above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
  3. adjective
    broad in scope or content
    “granted him wide powers”
    synonyms: across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, sweeping
    comprehensive, overarching
    including all or everything
  4. adjective
    great in degree
    “won by a wide margin”
    Synonyms:
    comfortable
    more than adequate
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    Antonyms:
    narrow
    very limited in degree
    bare, marginal
    just barely adequate or within a lower limit
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  5. adverb
    with or by a broad space
    “stand with legs wide apart”
    “ran wide around left end”
  6. adverb
    to the fullest extent possible
    “open your eyes wide
    “with the throttle wide open”
  7. adverb
    to or over a great extent or range; far
    “wandered wide through many lands”
    synonyms: widely
  8. adjective
    (used of eyes) fully open or extended
    “stared with wide eyes”
    synonyms: wide-eyed
    open, opened
    used of mouth or eyes
  9. adjective
    not on target
    “the kick was wide
    “the arrow was wide of the mark”
    “a claim that was wide of the truth”
    synonyms: wide of the mark
    inaccurate
    not exact
  10. adverb
    far from the intended target
    “the arrow went wide of the mark”
    synonyms: astray
  11. adjective
    having ample fabric
    “the current taste for wide trousers”
    synonyms: full, wide-cut
    ample
    more than enough in size or scope or capacity
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