widening

Definitions of widening
  1. noun
    an increase in width
    synonyms: broadening
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    Antonyms:
    narrowing
    a decrease in width
    type of:
    growth, increase, increment
    a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
  2. noun
    the act of making something wider
    synonyms: broadening
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    Antonyms:
    narrowing
    the act of making something narrower
    type of:
    change of shape
    an action that changes the shape of something
  3. noun
    a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
    synonyms: turnout
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    type of:
    part, portion
    something less than the whole of a human artifact
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