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wide

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of wide

  1. 1 having a greater than usual measure across <the river is so wide that building a bridge across it would be impractical> Synonyms broad, fat, thick Related Words expansive, extensive, sweeping; commodious, roomy, spacious; outsize (also outsized), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, voluminous Near Antonyms fine, hairlike, reedlike; elongate (or elongated), needlelike; bottleneck, close, compressed, condensed, constricted, contracted, squeezed, tight, tightened; attenuate, attenuated; small, smallish, undersized (also undersize) Antonyms hairline, narrow, paper-thin, skinny, slender, slim, slim-jim, thin

  2. 2 having considerable extent <a wide and detailed knowledge of the issue> Synonyms broad, deep, expansive, extended, far-flung, far-reaching, rangy, sweeping, extensive, wide-ranging, widespreadRelated Words comprehensive, general, global, inclusive; boundless, endless, infinite, limitless, unlimited; capacious, commodious, roomy, spaciousNear Antonyms circumscribed, limited, restrictedAntonyms narrow



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