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widen

verb

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to increase the width, breadth, or scope of
  • Immediate action to widen the highway is needed to ease the near constant congestion.
  • The authorities planned to widen their investigation into Ponzi scheme.

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The first known use of widen was in 1566

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“Widen.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/widen. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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