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wide

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
anchura
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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