Associations to the word «Widening»

Wiktionary

WIDEN, verb. (intransitive) To become wide or wider.
WIDEN, verb. (transitive) To make wide or wider.
WIDEN, verb. (transitive) To let out clothes to a larger size.
WIDEN, verb. (transitive) To broaden or extend in scope or range.

Dictionary definition

WIDEN, verb. Become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road widened".
WIDEN, verb. Make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight".
WIDEN, verb. Make wider; "widen the road".
WIDEN, verb. Extend in scope or range or area; "The law was extended to all citizens"; "widen the range of applications"; "broaden your horizon"; "Extend your backyard".

Wise words

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