widening

Definitions of widening
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n an increase in width

Synonyms:
broadening
Antonyms:
narrowing
a decrease in width
Type of:
growth, increase, increment
a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

n the act of making something wider

Synonyms:
broadening
Antonyms:
narrowing
the act of making something narrower
Type of:
change of shape
an action that changes the shape of something

n a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park

Synonyms:
turnout
Type of:
part, portion
something less than the whole of a human artifact

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