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.
Recent Examples of widen from the Web
To Javier Alberto Soto, Miami represents a tale of two cities, with the rich and poor separated by an ever-widening equality gap.
For commercial flights, ViaSat-2 aims to deliver 25 megabit speeds or better to each passenger airplane, and widen geographic coverage beyond the U.S.
The Federal Reserve says the economy kept growing in April through late May, with more regions citing worker shortages across a widening range of occupations.
Yet the pairing, reported by ESPN today, fits with Arby’s desire to move up-market and the Tour’s desire to widen its appeal beyond the country club.
Aetna Inc. plans to move its corporate headquarters out of Connecticut, according to the Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, dealing a blow to a state that is struggling with a widening budget deficit, stagnant population growth and rising unemployment.
Always important, shifts in the electorate’s composition have become even more critical to election outcomes as the distance has widened between the preferences of key groups.
Germany runs a chronic, yawning trade surplus with the United States, which Trump administration officials say Germany has widened by exploiting a weak euro to put American exports at a disadvantage.
British police arrested a 23-year-old man Monday on the south coast of England, hundreds of miles south of Manchester, in the widening inquiry into the deadly concert bombing.
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First Known Use of widen
WIDEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of widen for English Language Learners
: to make (something) wide or wider
: to become wide or wider
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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