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1 having a greater than usual measure across
  • The river is so wide that building a bridge across it would be impractical.
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2 having considerable extent
  • a wide and detailed knowledge of the issue
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broad, wide, deep mean having horizontal extent. broad and wide apply to a surface measured or viewed from side to side.
    • a broad avenue
wide is more common when units of measurement are mentioned
    • rugs eight feet wide
or applied to unfilled space between limits.
    • a wide doorway
broad is preferred when full horizontal extent is considered.
    • broad shoulders
deep may indicate horizontal extent away from the observer or from a front or peripheral point.
    • a deep cupboard
    • deep woods

wide

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to a full extent or degree
  • The door was wide open.
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all the way, at length, down the line, down to the ground, for fair, in whole, to bits, to pieces, to the hilt, to the max

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