Definition of widely
1 : over or through a wide area <has traveled widely>
2 : to a great extent <departed widely from the previous edition>
3 : by or among a large well-dispersed group of people <a widely known political figure>
4 : over a broad range <persons with widely fluctuating incomes — Current Biog.>
Examples of widely in a sentence
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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Definition of widely for English Language Learners
: 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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