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1. wide

adjective. ['ˈwaɪd'] having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other.

Synonyms

  • comprehensive
  • bird's-eye
  • broad
  • fanlike
  • breadth
  • sweeping
  • wide-screen
  • broad-brimmed
  • thick
  • width
  • panoramic
  • beamy

Antonyms

  • narrow
  • noncomprehensive
  • exclusive
  • narrow-minded

Etymology

  • wid (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Wide

  • oversupplied
  • subdivide
  • misapplied
  • westside
  • stateside
  • mcbryde
  • mcbride
  • malahide
  • macbride
  • complied
  • coincide
  • alongside
  • untried
  • supplied
  • subside
  • retried
  • replied
  • provide
  • preside
  • pool-side
  • misguide
  • liquide
  • implied
  • decried
  • confide
  • astride
  • upside
  • untied
  • stride
  • reside

Example sentences of the word wide


1. Adjective
Hibiscus trees can grow as much as 8 to 12 feet tall and 6 to 10 feet wide.

Quotes containing the word wide


1. Children astound me with their inquisitive minds. The world is wide and mysterious to them, and as they piece together the puzzle of life, they ask 'Why?' ceaselessly.
- John C. Maxwell

2. Success consists in being successful, not in having potential for success. Any wide piece of ground is the potential site of a palace, but there's no palace till it's built.
- Fernando Pessoa

3. And I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.
- Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

2. wide-screen

adjective. (motion pictures) projected on a screen with much greater width than height.

Synonyms

  • wide

Antonyms

  • thin
  • noncomprehensive

3. wide-open

adjective. open wide.

Synonyms

  • open

Antonyms

  • tied
  • cork

4. wide-cut

adjective. having ample fabric.

Synonyms

  • wide
  • ample

Antonyms

  • empty
  • emptiness
  • thin

5. wide-ranging

adjective. including much.

Synonyms

  • big

Antonyms

  • little
  • inconspicuous

6. wide

adjective. ['ˈwaɪd'] broad in scope or content.

Synonyms

  • extensive
  • all-encompassing
  • panoptic
  • comprehensive
  • all-inclusive
  • across-the-board
  • broad
  • encompassing
  • all-embracing

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • exoteric
  • mild
  • superficial

Etymology

  • wid (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. wide

adjective. ['ˈwaɪd'] (used of eyes) fully open or extended.

Synonyms

  • open
  • opened

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • specific
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • wid (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. wide

adjective. ['ˈwaɪd'] very large in expanse or scope.

Synonyms

  • broad
  • large
  • spacious

Antonyms

  • little
  • close
  • artless
  • end

Etymology

  • wid (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. wide

adverb. ['ˈwaɪd'] to or over a great extent or range; far.

Antonyms

  • man

Etymology

  • wid (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. wide

adverb. ['ˈwaɪd'] far from the intended target.

Antonyms

  • wideness

Etymology

  • wid (Middle English (1100-1500))
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