Bedeutung von “wide” — Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /waɪd/

A2 measuring a long distance or longer than usual from one side to the other:

a wide river/road
I have very wide feet.

Mehr Beispiele

5 miles/3 inches/6 metres, etc wide

B1 having a distance of 5 miles/3 inches/6 metres, etc from one side to the other:

The swimming pool is five metres wide.
a wide range/selection/variety, etc

B1 a lot of different types of thing:

The library is a good source of a wide range of information.

If your eyes are wide, they are completely open:

Her eyes were wide with fear.

If a ball, shot, etc is wide, it does not go near enough to where it was intended to go.

→ See also be wide of the mark

(Definition von “wide adjective” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)