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  • 21wide — [[t]wa͟ɪd[/t]] ♦ wider, widest 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is wide measures a large distance from one side or edge to the other. All worktops should be wide enough to allow plenty of space for food preparation. ...a wide brimmed sunhat. Ant:… …

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  • 22wide — I UK [waɪd] / US adjective Word forms wide : adjective wide comparative wider superlative widest *** 1) a) measuring a large distance from one side to the other Beijing s wide avenues and boulevards An earthquake shook a wide area of southern… …

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  • 23wide — adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 a measuring much or more than other things of the same kind across or from side to side. b considerable; more than is needed (a wide margin). 2 (following a measurement) in width (a metre wide). 3 extending far; embracing… …

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  • 24wide — wideness, n. /wuyd/, adj., wider, widest, adv., n. adj. 1. having considerable or great extent from side to side; broad: a wide boulevard. 2. having a certain or specified extent from side to side: three feet wide. 3. of great horizontal extent;… …

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  • 25wide — /waɪd / (say wuyd) adjective (wider, widest) 1. having considerable or great extent from side to side; broad; not narrow. 2. having a certain or specified extent from side to side: three metres wide. 3. of great horizontal extent; extensive;… …

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  • 26wide — I. adjective (wider; widest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wīd; akin to Old High German wīt wide Date: before 12th century 1. a. having great extent ; vast < a wide area > b. extending over a vast area …

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  • 27wide — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. 1 covering a large area or range VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very …

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  • 28wide*/*/*/ — [waɪd] adj I 1) measuring a large distance from one side to the other Beijing s wide avenues and boulevards[/ex] An earthquake shook a wide area of southern Italy on Saturday.[/ex] 2) measuring a particular distance from one side to the other The …

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  • 29wide — 1. adjective /waɪd/ a) Having a large physical extent from side to side. We walked down a wide corridor. b) Large in scope. The inquiry had a wide remit. Ant: narrow, thin, skinny …

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  • 30wide — [[t]waɪd[/t]] adj. wid•er, wid•est, adv. 1) of great extent from side to side; broad: a wide street[/ex] 2) having a specified extent from side to side: three feet wide[/ex] 3) vast; spacious: the wide plains[/ex] 4) of great range or scope: a&#8230; …

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  • 31Wide — For other uses of the word or acronym, see WIDE. In the sport of cricket, a wide is one of two things: * The event of a ball being delivered by a bowler too wide or high to be hit by the batsman, and ruled so by the umpire. * A run scored by the&#8230; …

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  • 32wide — 01. The new couch we just bought is too [wide] to get through the front door. 02. It is [widely] believed that the President s death was not an accident. 03. I m not sure if this table is [wide] enough to put my computer on. 04. He opened his&#8230; …

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  • 33wide — 1. adjective 1) a wide river Syn: broad, extensive, spacious, vast, spread out Ant: narrow 2) their eyes were wide with shock Syn: fully open, dilated, ga …

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  • 34wide — adjective (wider, widest) 1》 of great or more than average width.     ↘(after a measurement and in questions) from side to side.     ↘open to the full extent: wide eyes. 2》 including a great variety of people or things.     ↘spread among a large&#8230; …

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  • 35wide — Synonyms and related words: aberrant, abroad, abstract, accented, adrift, advanced, afield, all abroad, all off, all wrong, alveolar, amiss, ample, amplitudinous, apical, apico alveolar, apico dental, articulated, askew, assimilated, astray, at&#8230; …

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  • 36-wide — [[t] wa͟ɪd[/t]] COMB in ADJ wide combines with nouns to form adjectives which indicate that something exists or happens throughout the place or area that the noun refers to. ...a Europe wide conference on security and cooperation... Is the&#8230; …

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  • 37wide — 1. adjective 1) a wide river Syn: broad, extensive, spacious, vast, spread out 2) a wide range of opinion Syn: comprehensive, ample, broad, extensive, large, exhaustive …

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  • 38wide — coun·try·wide; coun·ty·wide; wide; wide·ly; wide·ness; …

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  • 39wide — adj. deviating (cannot stand alone) wide of (you are wide of the mark) * * * [waɪd] [ deviating ] (cannot stand alone) wide of (you are wide of the mark) …

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  • 40wíde — adv widely, afar, far and wide; síde and wíde far and wide …

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