Definition of Wide


  • not on target
    "the kick was wide"
    "the arrow was wide of the mark"
    "a claim that was wide of the truth"
    - wide of the mark
  • having ample fabric
    "the current taste for wide trousers"
    "a full skirt"
    - wide cut
  • great in degree
    "won by a wide margin"
  • very large in expanse or scope
    "a broad lawn"
    "the wide plains"
    "a spacious view"
    "spacious skies"
  • (used of eyes) fully open or extended
    "stared with wide eyes"
    - wide eyed
  • 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 powers"
    - across the board - all embracing - all encompassing - all inclusive
  • 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"


  • to or over a great extent or range
    "wandered wide through many lands"
    "he traveled widely"
  • far from the intended target
    "the arrow went wide of the mark"
    "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander"
  • to the fullest extent possible
    "open your eyes wide"
    "with the throttle wide open"
  • with or by a broad space
    "stand with legs wide apart"
    "ran wide around left end"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble wide

12 unscramble word found using the letters wide.

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