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1wide/ˈwaɪd/adjective
widerwidest
1wide
/ˈwaɪd/
adjective
widerwidest
Learner's definition of WIDE  
: extending a great distance from one side to the other : not narrow
— opposite narrow
   b  : measured from side to side : having a specified width
: opened as far as possible
: not limited in range or amount : extensive
: including or involving a large number of people or things
: extending throughout a specified area — usually used in combination
: away from a target — used to describe something that does not hit what you were aiming at — often + of
— see also wide of the mark at 1mark

give (someone or something) a wide berth

— see 1berth

— wideness

noun,[noncount]
2wide/ˈwaɪd/adverb
2wide
/ˈwaɪd/
adverb
Learner's definition of WIDE  
: at a great distance : far
: to the side of something by a large distance — usually + of
: to the fullest extent : as fully as possible : completely

far and wide

— see 1far
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