far and wide

adverb
|Updated on: 9 Jun 2018

Definition of far and wide

: in every direction : everywhere
  • searched far and wide

Examples of far and wide in a Sentence

  1. we searched far and wide for a surgeon who could perform that delicate operation

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First Known Use of far and wide

before 12th century

in the meaning defined above

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far and wide Synonyms

Antonyms

nowhere;

Phrases

all over the place (or map), far and near, in every corner (or quarter), on all hands (or on every hand);



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