Synonyms and Antonyms of widening
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.
broadening, enlarging, expanding
elongating, extending, lengthening, stretching
adding (to), amplifying, augmenting, building up, swelling
accentuating, amping (up), beefing (up), boosting, consolidating, deepening, enhancing, heightening, intensifying, magnifying, redoubling, stepping up, strengthening
emphasizing, pointing (up), sharpening, stressing
enforcing, reinforcing (also reenforcing), restrengthening, supplementing