Synonyms for widen

Synonyms for (verb) widen

Synonyms: widen

Definition: become broader or wider or more extensive

Usage: The road widened

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased


Synonyms: widen

Definition: make wider

Usage: widen the road

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: widen, let out

Definition: make (clothes) larger

Usage: Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight

Similar words: vary, change, alter

Definition: become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

Usage: her mood changes in accordance with the weather; The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season


Synonyms: broaden, extend, widen

Definition: extend in scope or range or area

Usage: The law was extended to all citizens; widen the range of applications; broaden your horizon; Extend your backyard

Similar words: increase

Definition: make bigger or more

Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted