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
Widening I-71 in Jefferson County from the Watterson Expressway to the Gene Snyder to six lanes.
The Vernon Hills widening project takes over at the Hawthorn Mall entry road, according to Brown.
Belitsky said the changes will complement the state's work to widen nearby Canal Road to five lanes.
The dramatic moves reflected the widening gulf that has opened between Israel and the Jewish diaspora over how Judaism can be practiced in Israel.
However, Murree is starting to widen its range of soft drinks due to rising demand along with religious and legal pressure hindering its alcohol sales.
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.
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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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