Translation of "wide" - English-Portuguese dictionary


adjective uk /waɪd/ us /wɑɪd/

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

a wide road
I have very wide feet.
five miles, three inches, etc. wide

B1 having a distance of five miles, three inches, etc. from one side to the other

cinco milhas, três polegadas, etc. de largura
The swimming pool is 15 feet wide.
a wide range, selection, etc.

B1 a lot of different types of thing

uma vasta gama, seleção, etc.
They sell a wide range of books and magazines.
give someone/something a wide berth

to avoid a person or place

evitar alguém/algo
I tend to give the city centre a wide berth on Saturdays because it’s so busy.
adverb uk /waɪd/ us /wɑɪd/
wide apart/open

as far apart or open as possible

escancarado, aberto
The window was wide open.
wide awake

completely awake

bem acordado
The baby is still wide awake.

(Translation of “wide” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)