having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
"wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river"
unsubtle, full, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, broad, wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, wide-cut, blanket(a), wide-eyed
constricting, meager, narrowing, thin, small, strait, accurate, marginal, slender, little, constrictive, tapering, meagerly, shut, straplike, narrowed, narrow, noncomprehensive, tapered, closed, incomprehensive, scrimpy, narrow-mouthed, bare(a), stingy, meagre
across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide(adj)
broad in scope or content
"across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"
little, narrowed, narrow, constrictive, narrowing, closed, constricting, accurate, slender, tapered, meagre, bare(a), shut, meagerly, small, meager, incomprehensive, marginal, scrimpy, narrow-mouthed, straplike, thin, strait, tapering, stingy, noncomprehensive
(used of eyes) fully open or extended
"stared with wide eyes"
broad, full, extensive, panoptic, all-encompassing, simple, all-inclusive, dewy-eyed, round-eyed, spacious, encompassing, blanket(a), wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, childlike, wide, wide-cut, wide-eyed
scrimpy, tapering, stingy, meagre, narrow-mouthed, marginal, thin, small, straplike, bare(a), little, tapered, closed, narrowing, strait, meager, shut, narrow, constrictive, constricting, noncomprehensive, slender, incomprehensive, accurate, meagerly, narrowed
broad, spacious, wide(adj)
very large in expanse or scope
"a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"
broad, full, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, roomy, all-inclusive, wide-eyed, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, blanket(a), wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, wide-cut, unsubtle
narrow, little, marginal, constrictive, meagerly, strait, scrimpy, shut, tapered, small, noncomprehensive, narrowing, constricting, meagre, narrowed, narrow-mouthed, closed, slender, meager, incomprehensive, tapering, thin, accurate, stingy, bare(a), straplike
great in degree
"won by a wide margin"
narrowing, narrow, strait, shut, marginal, straplike, accurate, small, narrow-mouthed, closed, constricting, little, meagre, narrowed, noncomprehensive, slender, incomprehensive, thin, bare(a), scrimpy, meager, tapered, stingy, meagerly, constrictive, tapering
wide, wide-cut, full(adj)
having ample fabric
"the current taste for wide trousers"; "a full skirt"
good, entire, full, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, replete(p), spacious, broad(a), encompassing, broad, wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, total, wide, wide-cut, blanket(a), wide-eyed
narrow, slender, straplike, small, meagre, constrictive, meager, meagerly, marginal, shut, bare(a), incomprehensive, accurate, little, narrowing, stingy, noncomprehensive, narrow-mouthed, strait, tapered, tapering, closed, constricting, scrimpy, thin, narrowed
wide, wide of the mark(adverb)
not on target
"the kick was wide"; "the arrow was wide of the mark"; "a claim that was wide of the truth"
tapered, tapering, meager, small, narrow-mouthed, slender, strait, thin, scrimpy, meagre, constrictive, constricting, narrowing, noncomprehensive, meagerly, narrow, little, narrowed, bare(a), accurate, shut, incomprehensive, stingy, straplike, marginal, closed
with or by a broad space
"stand with legs wide apart"; "ran wide around left end"
narrowing, stingy, meagerly, constricting, narrowed, narrow-mouthed, constrictive, accurate, meager, bare(a), small, scrimpy, incomprehensive, strait, shut, little, marginal, tapered, narrow, slender, thin, meagre, closed, noncomprehensive, straplike, tapering
to the fullest extent possible
"open your eyes wide"; "with the throttle wide open"
incomprehensive, strait, constrictive, small, marginal, narrowing, meagerly, thin, shut, little, narrow, tapering, slender, straplike, scrimpy, stingy, tapered, constricting, accurate, narrow-mouthed, meager, closed, bare(a), meagre, narrowed, noncomprehensive
far from the intended target
"the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander"
shut, tapered, noncomprehensive, scrimpy, closed, narrowing, straplike, meagre, slender, constricting, incomprehensive, narrow, stingy, meager, narrow-mouthed, tapering, meagerly, marginal, little, accurate, bare(a), narrowed, constrictive, strait, small, thin
to or over a great extent or range; far
"wandered wide through many lands"; "he traveled widely"
stingy, accurate, narrow-mouthed, small, narrow, narrowing, slender, scrimpy, constricting, meagre, meager, strait, noncomprehensive, meagerly, straplike, narrowed, incomprehensive, constrictive, marginal, tapered, little, closed, bare(a), tapering, shut, thin
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Large denotes extension in more than one direction, and beyond the average of the class to which the object belongs; we speak of a large surface or a large solid, but of a long line; a large field, a large room, a large apple, etc. A large man is a man of more than ordinary size; a great man is a man of remarkable mental power. Big is a more emphatic word than large, but of less dignity. We do not say that George Washington was a big man.
brief, diminutive, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, insignificant, limited, little, mean, microscopic, minute, narrow, paltry, petty, scanty, short, slender, slight, small, tiny, trifling, trivial
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases:
broad, width, extensive, large, vast, comprehensive, wide-ranging, widespread, great, widely, widescreen, broad-based, large-scale, big, brett, broadly, wide-range, grand, wide-scale, extensively, major, huge, kwong, grande, ample, massive, scale, widths, considerable, wide-angle, very, far-reaching
Translations for wide
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- wye, breedAfrikaans
- واسع, عريض, رحبArabic
- киң, иркенBashkir
- ampleCatalan, Valencian
- široký, širokoCzech
- широкъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- bred, vidDanish
- weit, breitGerman
- ευρύς, ευρείαGreek
- lateral, ancha, amplia, ancho, amplioSpanish
- وسیع, فراخ, پهن, گستردهPersian
- ohi, leveä, laajasti, täysin, laajaFinnish
- breed, wiidWestern Frisian
- fairsing, leathanIrish
- farsaing, leathann, a leudScottish Gaelic
- largo, anchoGalician
- breiður, víðurIcelandic
- largo, ampioItalian
- 幅広い, 広いJapanese
- 넓은, 넓다Korean
- pan, pehn, پان, fire, berfireKurdish
- wijd, breedDutch
- vidt, bredt, bred, vidNorwegian
- hóteelNavajo, Navaho
- largo, amploPortuguese
- lat, largRomanian
- šìrok, шѝрокSerbo-Croatian
- bred, vidSwedish
- กว้างใหญ่, กว้างThai
- geniş, vasiTurkish
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