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Synonyms for wide

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wideadverb

    skinny, narrow, thin

  2. wideadverb

    A ball that passes so far from the batsman that the umpire deems it unplayable; the arm signal used by an umpire to signal a wide; the extra run added to the batting side's score

    We walked down a wide corridor.

    narrow, skinny, thin

  3. wideadverb

    Large in scope.

    The inquiry had a wide remit.

    narrow, skinny, thin

  4. wideadjective

    Operating at the side of the playing area.

    That team needs a decent wide player.

    skinny, thin, narrow

English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. wide

    Large denotes extension in more than one direction, and beyond the average of the class to which the object belongs; we speak of a large surface or a large solid, but of a long line; a large field, a large room, a large apple, etc. A large man is a man of more than ordinary size; a great man is a man of remarkable mental power. Big is a more emphatic word than large, but of less dignity. We do not say that George Washington was a big man.

    abundant, ample, big, broad, bulky, capacious, coarse, colossal, commodious, considerable, enormous, extensive, gigantic, grand, great, huge, immense, large, long, massive, spacious, vast

    brief, diminutive, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, insignificant, limited, little, mean, microscopic, minute, narrow, paltry, petty, scanty, short, slender, slight, small, tiny, trifling, trivial

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.5 / 2 votes

  1. wide

    broad, ample, expanded, large, extensive, spacious, distant, remote

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 4 votes

  1. wide, broadadjective

    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"

    unsubtle, full, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, broad, wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide-cut, blanket(a), wide-eyed

    constricting, meager, narrowing, thin, small, strait, accurate, marginal, slender, little, constrictive, tapering, meagerly, shut, straplike, narrowed, narrow, noncomprehensive, tapered, closed, incomprehensive, scrimpy, narrow-mouthed, bare(a), stingy, meagre

  2. across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wideadjective

    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"

    little, narrowed, narrow, constrictive, narrowing, closed, constricting, accurate, slender, tapered, meagre, bare(a), shut, meagerly, small, meager, incomprehensive, marginal, scrimpy, narrow-mouthed, straplike, thin, strait, tapering, stingy, noncomprehensive

  3. wide-eyed, wideadjective

    (used of eyes) fully open or extended

    "stared with wide eyes"

    broad, full, extensive, panoptic, all-encompassing, simple, all-inclusive, dewy-eyed, round-eyed, spacious, encompassing, blanket(a), wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, childlike, wide-cut, wide-eyed

    scrimpy, tapering, stingy, meagre, narrow-mouthed, marginal, thin, small, straplike, bare(a), little, tapered, closed, narrowing, strait, meager, shut, narrow, constrictive, constricting, noncomprehensive, slender, incomprehensive, accurate, meagerly, narrowed

  4. broad, spacious, wideadjective

    very large in expanse or scope

    "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"

    broad, full, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, roomy, all-inclusive, wide-eyed, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, blanket(a), wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide-cut, unsubtle

    narrow, little, marginal, constrictive, meagerly, strait, scrimpy, shut, tapered, small, noncomprehensive, narrowing, constricting, meagre, narrowed, narrow-mouthed, closed, slender, meager, incomprehensive, tapering, thin, accurate, stingy, bare(a), straplike

  5. wideadjective

    great in degree

    "won by a wide margin"

    wide-eyed, across-the-board, extensive, wide of the mark, full, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, spacious, all-embracing, panoptic, all-inclusive, wide-cut, all-encompassing

    narrowing, narrow, strait, shut, marginal, straplike, accurate, small, narrow-mouthed, closed, constricting, little, meagre, narrowed, noncomprehensive, slender, incomprehensive, thin, bare(a), scrimpy, meager, tapered, stingy, meagerly, constrictive, tapering

  6. wide, wide-cut, fulladjective

    having ample fabric

    "the current taste for wide trousers"; "a full skirt"

    good, entire, full, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, replete(p), spacious, broad(a), encompassing, broad, wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, total, wide-cut, blanket(a), wide-eyed

    narrow, slender, straplike, small, meagre, constrictive, meager, meagerly, marginal, shut, bare(a), incomprehensive, accurate, little, narrowing, stingy, noncomprehensive, narrow-mouthed, strait, tapered, tapering, closed, constricting, scrimpy, thin, narrowed

  7. wide, wide of the markadverb

    not on target

    "the kick was wide"; "the arrow was wide of the mark"; "a claim that was wide of the truth"

    wide-eyed, across-the-board, extensive, wide of the mark, full, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, spacious, all-embracing, panoptic, all-inclusive, wide-cut, all-encompassing

    tapered, tapering, meager, small, narrow-mouthed, slender, strait, thin, scrimpy, meagre, constrictive, constricting, narrowing, noncomprehensive, meagerly, narrow, little, narrowed, bare(a), accurate, shut, incomprehensive, stingy, straplike, marginal, closed

  8. wideadverb

    with or by a broad space

    "stand with legs wide apart"; "ran wide around left end"

    widely, astray

    narrowing, stingy, meagerly, constricting, narrowed, narrow-mouthed, constrictive, accurate, meager, bare(a), small, scrimpy, incomprehensive, strait, shut, little, marginal, tapered, narrow, slender, thin, meagre, closed, noncomprehensive, straplike, tapering

  9. wideadverb

    to the fullest extent possible

    "open your eyes wide"; "with the throttle wide open"

    widely, astray

    incomprehensive, strait, constrictive, small, marginal, narrowing, meagerly, thin, shut, little, narrow, tapering, slender, straplike, scrimpy, stingy, tapered, constricting, accurate, narrow-mouthed, meager, closed, bare(a), meagre, narrowed, noncomprehensive

  10. wide, astrayadverb

    far from the intended target

    "the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander"

    widely, astray

    shut, tapered, noncomprehensive, scrimpy, closed, narrowing, straplike, meagre, slender, constricting, incomprehensive, narrow, stingy, meager, narrow-mouthed, tapering, meagerly, marginal, little, accurate, bare(a), narrowed, constrictive, strait, small, thin

  11. wide, widelyadverb

    to or over a great extent or range; far

    "wandered wide through many lands"; "he traveled widely"

    widely, astray

    stingy, accurate, narrow-mouthed, small, narrow, narrowing, slender, scrimpy, constricting, meagre, meager, strait, noncomprehensive, meagerly, straplike, narrowed, incomprehensive, constrictive, marginal, tapered, little, closed, bare(a), tapering, shut, thin

Editors Contribution1.0 / 1 vote

  1. spaceful

    it is the same as spaceful

    this bottle is wide

    Submitted by rinat on September 4, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wideadjective


  2. wideadjective

    spacious, vast, large, ample, extensive, expanded

  3. wideadjective

    remote, distant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wideadjective

    broad, extensive, vast, comprehensive

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  1. Mel Brooks:

    What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is a-goin' on here?

  2. Kobe Bryant:

    He was the most feared man in the league for an entire generation, the influence is profound — league-wide, basketball community-wide, worldwide, Western Conference-leading Lakers family-wide.

  3. Martha Lauzen:

    This is clearly an industry-wide problem that requires and industry-wide solution, as an industry, film has not taken on this issue of women's chronic underemployment.

  4. Confucius:

    By nature, men are nearly alike by practice, they get to be wide apart.

  5. George Pataki:

    I think it just is an indication that it is still wide open, everybody thought Jeb was going to be the front-runner, and he's not. Donald Trump now has gone down and Carson has gone up in Iowa. I think it's wide open.

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