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Synonyms for wide

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  1. widenoun

    skinny, narrow, thin

  2. wideadverb

    Having a large physical extent from side to side.

    We walked down a wide corridor.

    thin, skinny, narrow

  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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How to use wide in a sentence?

  1. Ronn Torossian:

    The brand which will suffer the most from Steve Harvey’s gaffe at the Miss Universe contest is Steve Harvey, what a terrible mistake. For Miss Columbia, one can only feel sympathy and feel bad for her. One can only imagine the pain and wide range of emotions she is feeling. I think the whole world feels bad for her, and I am sure there are many brands who are rooting for her.

  2. Simona Halep:

    She was opening the court pretty well with the angles, and it's really tough to play and hit the balls from wide in the court, so I knew I had to start playing more aggressively and hit more into the court, i just tried to relax my body and my mind, fight for every point and play my best.

  3. Kaela Bamberger:

    We are in the face of a mass extinction event, science tells us we are, that the implications of climate change are extremely wide-ranging and would cause mass suffering on a huge scale. The momentary inconvenience experienced by commuters has to be seen alongside the situation that were in.

  4. Nick Merrill:

    As she decides, she's casting a wide net and wants to hear from a variety of people on a range of specific topics, from policy ideas to what a successful campaign would look like.

  5. Alan Cameron:

    (President Muhammadu) Buhari is on a wide-ranging anti-corruption drive and no one has been spared from it. So it's not a huge surprise, and the extent to which people have been negative on these banks for plenty of other reasons, including the oil price - it's already reflected in the valuations you see.

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