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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Become broader or more extensive; Make (clothes) larger; Extend in scope or range or area.

Usage examples (35)
  • widen the road
  • Now, desperately seeking cover, they seek to "widen" the investigation.
  • The purpose of the altar was to further "widen" that same little slot that was initially opened up by life.
  • Lastly, spreads are said to 'widen' as risk, and the gap between bond yields, increases, and 'narrow' when risk reduces. for more
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