widen

Definitions of widen
1

v extend in scope or range or area

widen the range of applications”
Synonyms:
broaden, extend
expand, extend
expand the influence of
Types:
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broaden
make broader
territorialise, territorialize
extend by adding territory
globalise, globalize
make world-wide in scope or application
stretch
extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly
Type of:
increase
make bigger or more

v make wider

widen the road”
Types:
white out
widen the interlinear spacing by inserting leads
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v become broader or wider or more extensive

“The road widened
Antonyms:
contract, narrow
make or become more narrow or restricted
Types:
flare, flare out
become flared and widen, usually at one end
dilate, distend
become wider
Type of:
increase
become bigger or greater in amount

v make (clothes) larger

Synonyms:
let out
Antonyms:
take in
make (clothes) smaller
Type of:
alter, change, vary
become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

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