Synonyms for wide

Synonyms for (adjective) wide

Synonyms: wide, wide of the mark

Definition: not on target

Usage: the kick was wide; the arrow was wide of the mark; a claim that was wide of the truth

Similar words: inaccurate

Definition: not exact

Usage: an inaccurate translation; the thermometer is inaccurate


Synonyms: full, wide, wide-cut

Definition: having ample fabric

Usage: the current taste for wide trousers; a full skirt

Similar words: ample

Definition: more than enough in size or scope or capacity

Usage: had ample food for the party; an ample supply


Synonyms: broad, blanket, extensive, encompassing, panoptic, wide, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, across-the-board

Definition: broad in scope or content

Usage: 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

Similar words: comprehensive

Definition: including all or everything

Usage: comprehensive coverage; a comprehensive history of the revolution; a comprehensive survey; a comprehensive education


Synonyms: broad, spacious, wide

Definition: very large in expanse or scope

Usage: a broad lawn; the wide plains; a spacious view; spacious skies

Similar words: large, big

Definition: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a large city; set out for the big city; a large sum; a big (or large) barn; a large family; big businesses; a big expenditure; a large number of newspapers; a big group of scientists; large areas of the world


Synonyms: wide, wide-eyed

Definition: (used of eyes) fully open or extended

Usage: stared with wide eyes

Similar words: open, opened

Definition: used of mouth or eyes

Usage: keep your eyes open; his mouth slightly opened


Synonyms: broad, wide

Definition: having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other

Usage: wide roads; a wide necktie; wide margins; three feet wide; a river two miles broad; broad shoulders; a broad river

Similar words: beamy

Definition: broad in the beam

Usage: a beamy cargo ship


Similar words: bird's-eye, panoramic

Definition: as from an altitude or distance

Usage: a bird's-eye survey; a panoramic view


Similar words: broad-brimmed

Definition: (of hats) having a broad brim


Similar words: deep

Definition: extending relatively far inward

Usage: a deep border


Similar words: fanlike

Definition: resembling a fan


Similar words: sweeping

Definition: taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination

Usage: a sweeping glance; a wide-sweeping view of the river


Similar words: wide-screen

Definition: (motion pictures) projected on a screen with much greater width than height


Synonyms: wide

Definition: great in degree

Usage: won by a wide margin

Similar words: comfortable

Definition: more than adequate

Usage: the home team had a comfortable lead