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Synonyms for wide

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  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 Antonyms

  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 Antonyms

  1. wide

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Contribution

  1. spaceful

    it is the same as spaceful

    this bottle is wide

    Submitted by rinat on September 4, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wideadjective


  2. wideadjective

    spacious, vast, large, ample, extensive, expanded

  3. wideadjective

    remote, distant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wideadjective

    broad, extensive, vast, comprehensive

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  1. Farhad Alavi:

    You scratch the surface of a lot of goods and they're made with American equipment or American-origin technology, u.S.-origin high technology has a very wide domain, and much of this is considered dual use.

  2. Simon Harvey:

    It looks like risk appetite is in better support today. Expectations go back to the idea of a swift fiscal U.S. stimulus, there is an ongoing understanding that there is support for a large fiscal stimulus and wide bipartisan support in the Senate, as opposed to a lengthy reconciliation process.

  3. Randolph Donovan:

    I can't stop thinking about her face, her expression, her eyes were wide open, in shock. It's something we've lived with every day since the incident.

  4. Esin Zimmerman:

    Rich people have a right to blow their money on Lamborghinis and world-wide cruises or whatever, but that money could be used in other ways that help people.

  5. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    The unique and gloriously repetitive stucco ornaments and special architectural style left me no choice but to stare at the ceiling and try to photograph it as best as I can, i stood exactly in the middle of the music hall and took the photo from above my head with a wide-angle lens.

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    A synonym for "drooping"
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    • B. upright
    • C. erect
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