Definition of widely
- has traveled widely
- departed widely from the previous edition
- a widely known political figure
- persons with widely fluctuating incomes
- —Current Biography
Their products are widely available.
a widely known political figure
The books are widely read by adults as well as children.
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: over or through a wide area : in or to many places
: to a great extent : a lot
: by a large number of people
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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