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Antonyms for widening

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. widening, broadening(noun)

    an increase in width

    Antonyms:
    narrowing

    Synonyms:
    broadening, turnout

  2. turnout, widening(noun)

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

    Antonyms:
    narrowing

    Synonyms:
    output, outturn, broadening, sidetrack, rig, turnout, getup, siding, outfit, railroad siding

  3. widening, broadening(noun)

    the act of making something wider

    Antonyms:
    narrowing

    Synonyms:
    broadening, turnout

How to use widening in a sentence?

  1. Marshall McCrea:

    The almost historical widening of that basis will certainly help our margins in the coming quarters.

  2. Ryan Sweet:

    The widening in the goods deficit suggests that trade will be a drag on first-quarter GDP, this won’t be a big issue, as other parts of the economy are still doing well, such as business investment in equipment and consumer spending.

  3. Scott Minerd:

    As the Fed begins its easing campaign to try to extend an already long-in-the-tooth expansion, credit spreads are already tight across the fixed-income spectrum, credit spreads could get tighter in this liquidity-driven rally, but history has shown that the potential for widening from here is much greater.

  4. Lionel Melka:

    The spread widening is driven by the risk-off environment and unwinding (of positions).

  5. Isabel Allende:

    As a result, we're widening democracy.

How to pronounce widening?

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