Word:

Widen

Wid´en
v. t.1.To make wide or wider; to extend in breadth; to increase the width of; as, to widen a field; to widen a breach; to widen a stocking.
[imp. & p. p. Widened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Widening.]
v. i.1.To grow wide or wider; to enlarge; to spread; to extend.
Arches widen, and long aisles extend.
- Pope.
Verb1.widen - become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road widened"
Antonyms:
narrow, contract - make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
2.widen - make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight"
Synonyms: let out
3.widen - make wider; "widen the road"
4.widen - 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"
Synonyms: extend, broaden
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Wide-awake
wide-body
wide-body aircraft
wide-cut
wide-eyed
wide-open
wide-ranging
wide-screen
wide-spreading
wideband
Wideband ATM
widebody aircraft
Widegap
widegrip pushup
Widely
widely distributed
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Wideness
widening
Widespread
Widewhere
Widgeon
widget
Widish
Widmanstatten figures
Widow
Widow bewitched
Widow bird
Widow monkey
widow woman
Widow's chamber
widow's peak
widow's walk
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