: over or through a wide area : in or to many places
: to a great extent : a lot
: by a large number of people
: over or through a wide area <has traveled widely>
: to a great extent <departed widely from the previous edition>
: by or among a large well-dispersed group of people <a widely known political figure>
: over a broad range <persons with widely fluctuating incomes — Current Biography>
Examples of WIDELY
- Their products are widely available.
- a widely known political figure
- The books are widely read by adults as well as children.
First Known Use of WIDELY
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