Having a large physical extent from side to side.
We walked down a wide corridor.
Large in scope.
The inquiry had a wide remit.
Operating at the side of the playing area.
That team needs a decent wide player.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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
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
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
(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
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
great in degree
"won by a wide margin"
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
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
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"
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
with or by a broad space
"stand with legs wide apart"; "ran wide around left end"
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
to the fullest extent possible
"open your eyes wide"; "with the throttle wide open"
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
far from the intended target
"the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander"
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
to or over a great extent or range; far
"wandered wide through many lands"; "he traveled widely"
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
it is the same as spaceful
this bottle is wideSubmitted by rinat on September 4, 2019
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases for "wide":
broad, width, extensive, large, vast, comprehensive, wide-ranging, widespread, great, widely, widescreen, broad-based, large-scale, big, brett, broadly, wide-range, grand, wide-scale, extensively, major, huge, kwong, grande, ample, massive, scale, widths, considerable, wide-angle, very, far-reaching
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How to use wide in a sentence?
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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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- wye, breedAfrikaans
- واسع, عريض, رحبArabic
- киң, иркенBashkir
- ampleCatalan, Valencian
- široký, širokoCzech
- широкъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- bred, vidDanish
- weit, breitGerman
- ευρύς, ευρείαGreek
- lateral, ancha, amplia, ancho, amplioSpanish
- وسیع, فراخ, پهن, گستردهPersian
- ohi, leveä, laajasti, täysin, laajaFinnish
- breed, wiidWestern Frisian
- fairsing, leathanIrish
- farsaing, leathann, a leudScottish Gaelic
- largo, anchoGalician
- breiður, víðurIcelandic
- largo, ampioItalian
- 幅広い, 広いJapanese
- 넓은, 넓다Korean
- pan, pehn, پان, fire, berfireKurdish
- wijd, breedDutch
- vidt, bredt, bred, vidNorwegian
- hóteelNavajo, Navaho
- largo, amploPortuguese
- lat, largRomanian
- šìrok, шѝрокSerbo-Croatian
- bred, vidSwedish
- กว้างใหญ่, กว้างThai
- geniş, vasiTurkish
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