LONG DISTANCE › measuring a long distance or longer than usual from one side to the other: a wide river/road I have very wide feet.
5 miles/3 inches/6 metres, etc wide › 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 › a lot of different types of thing: The library is a good source of a wide range of information.
EYES › If your eyes are wide, they are completely open: Her eyes were wide with fear.
BALL › 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