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Translation of "wide" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective /waid/
great in extent, especially from side to side ancho, grande wide streets Her eyes were wide with surprise.
being a certain distance from one side to the other de largo This material is three metres wide How wide is it?
great or large amplio, extenso He won by a wide margin.
covering a large and varied range of subjects etc variado, diverso She has a wide experience of teaching.
widely adverb
ampliamente The importance of his work has been widely recognized.
widen verb
to make, or become, wide or wider ensanchar, ampliar, extender They have widened the road The lane widens here.
wideness noun
width /widθ/ noun
size from side to side anchura What is the width of this material? This fabric comes in three different widths.
the state of being wide. anchura
wide-ranging adjective
(of interests etc ) covering a large number of subjects etc de gran alcance, muy diversos a wide-ranging discussion.
widespread adjective
spread over a large area or among many people extendido, generalizado widespread hunger and disease.
give a wide berth (to)
to keep well away from evitar a alguien/algo I give people with colds a wide berth / give a wide berth to people with colds.
wide apart
a great (or greater than average) distance away from one another muy lejos He held his hands wide apart.
wide awake adjective
fully awake desvelado, completamente despierto He was wide awake and ready to start the day’s work.
wide open adjective
fully open abierto de par en par The door was wide open Her eyes are wide open, but she seems to be asleep.
(Definition of wide from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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