Simple Definition of widen
: to make (something) wide or wider
: to become wide or wider
Examples of widen in a sentence
The city is going to widen the road.
They plan to widen the investigation.
Her eyes widened in surprise.
They went swimming at a spot where the river widens.
The scope of the investigation has widened.
First Known Use of widen
WIDEN Defined for Kids
Definition of widen for Students
: to make or become wide or wider <The road is being widened.>
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