wide translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Translation of "wide" - English-Spanish dictionary

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “wide” in Spanish

Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More