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I admire actors that consistently challenge themselves and play a wide range of different roles. Every actor has a reason for being an actor... it's boring to play the same person over and over again. People like Daniel Day Lewis, who completely transform time and time again, I look up to.
Joe Dempsie

Meaning of "wide" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WIDE

Old English wīd; related to Old Norse vīthr, Old High German wīt.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WIDE

wide  [waɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wide can act as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES WIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wide

WIDE or Wide may refer to: ▪ Wide ▪ Wide and narrow data, terms used to describe two different presentations for tabular data ▪ Web integrated development environment ▪ Wide-angle Infinity Display Equipment ▪ WIDE-LP, a radio station licensed to Madison, Wisconsin ▪ WIDE Project, Widely Integrated Distributed Environment ▪ Women in Development Europe...

Definition of wide in the English dictionary

The first definition of wide in the dictionary is having a great extent from side to side. Other definition of wide is of vast size or scope; spacious or extensive. Wide is also having a specified extent, esp from side to side.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WIDE


applied
əˈplaɪd
aside
əˈsaɪd
certified
ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪd
classified
ˈklæsɪˌfaɪd
decide
dɪˈsaɪd
guide
ɡaɪd
hide
haɪd
Hyde
haɪd
I´d
aɪd
identified
aɪˈdentɪˌfaɪd
inside
ˈɪnˈsaɪd
modified
ˈmɒdɪfaɪd
outside
ˌaʊtˈsaɪd
pride
praɪd
provide
prəˈvaɪd
ride
raɪd
side
saɪd
slide
slaɪd
tried
traɪd
worldwide
ˈwɜːldˈwaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WIDE

widdy
wide area network
wide awake
wide boy
wide open
wide receiver
wide-angle lens
wide-awake
wide-awake hat
wide-awakeness
wide-bodied
wide-body
wide-brimmed
wide-eyed
wide-mouthed
wide-open
wide-ranging
wideband
widely
widen

WORDS THAT END LIKE WIDE

abide
Adelaide
aide
alongside
at the outside
bastide
beside
divide
homicide
ide
nationwide
on one side
on the safe side
on the side
reside
Riverside
suicide
tide
to the wide
vide

Synonyms and antonyms of wide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WIDE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wide» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wide

Translation of «wide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WIDE

Find out the translation of wide to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wide from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wide» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

宽的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ancho
570 millions of speakers

English

wide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विस्तृत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَرِيض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

широкий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

largo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রশস্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

large
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

lebar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

breit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

広い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

넓은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sudhut
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

rộng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பரந்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रुंद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

geniş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

largo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szeroki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

широкий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φαρδύς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wye
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bred
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bred
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wide

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WIDE»

The term «wide» is very widely used and occupies the 1.591 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WIDE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wide» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wide» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wide

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10 QUOTES WITH «WIDE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wide.
1
Michael P. Anderson
Like most kids growing up, I had a very wide interest. I was interested in everything. I tried to take advantage of everything, from the sciences to music to writing to literature.
2
Lionel Barber
The advent of the Internet exposed the fact that the old business model for newspapers was broken. The world wide web fundamentally changed the media eco-system, challenging established journalistic practice in what is known as the mainstream media: radio, television, newspapers and magazines.
3
Greg Bear
It's been a great place to get in touch with what people are really thinking. And to make contact with readers and other writers. Egalitarian, wide open, like the Wild West!
4
Jeffrey Brown
I think I've been able to build up a wide range of styles in storytelling, using comics in different ways from project to project. I think my art has become more accomplished, although I try to keep it from becoming slick or superficial.
5
Johnny Cash
How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.
6
Dave Coulier
Comedy is a shared experience, and I think it's great to open that to a wide demographic.
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Justin Cronin
You learn to write by reading, and my experiences and tastes as a reader are pretty wide.
8
Larry David
I don't like to be out of my comfort zone, which is about a half an inch wide.
9
Lydia Davis
Often, the idea that there can be a wide range of translations of one text doesn't occur to people - or that a translation could be bad, very bad, and unfaithful to the original.
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Joe Dempsie
I admire actors that consistently challenge themselves and play a wide range of different roles. Every actor has a reason for being an actor... it's boring to play the same person over and over again. People like Daniel Day Lewis, who completely transform time and time again, I look up to.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WIDE»

Discover the use of wide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Water Is Wide
The bestselling Pat Conroy memoir—now available as an ebook The moving story of a young teacher’s experience on an island forgotten by the world Though the children of Yamacraw Island live less than two miles from the coast of South ...
Pat Conroy, 2010
2
Deep and Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to ...
I was both challenged and inspired by this book.” - Bill Hybels, author of Just Walk Across the Room “The most common question I get from pastors is, ‘How do I get the people in my church to be open to change?’ From now on my answer ...
Andy Stanley, 2012
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Wide Awake: The Future Is Waiting Within You
In Wide Awake, renowned speaker and church visionary Erwin Raphael McManus challenges us to put an end to all the sleepwalking and settling, for each of us was created by God for a reason.
Erwin Raphael McManus, 2008
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Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life
The possibility entertained in this book is that you can follow another path, in which learning about the brain's mechanics can widen one's self-awareness as powerfully as any therapy or meditation or drug.
Steven Johnson, 2004
5
Wide Neighborhoods: A Story of the Frontier Nursing Service
This is the autobiography of Mary Breckinridge, the woman who founded the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) in the mountains of eastern Kentucky in 1925.
Mary Breckinridge, 1981
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Wide As the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the ...
Beyond the shores of Albion, it fortified the spirit of the pioneers of New England, helped to shape the American psyche, and through its impact on thought and culture eventually spread the world over, “as wide as the waters be.” The Christian ...
Benson Bobrick, 2011
7
The wide Sargasso sea
Beautiful and wealthy Antoinette Cosway's passionate love for an English aristocrat threatens to destroy her idyllic West Indian island existence and her very life
Jean Rhys, 1966
8
Alone on a Wide Wide Sea
Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller. How far would you go to find yourself? The lyrical, life-affirming new novel from the bestselling author of Private Peaceful
Michael Morpurgo, 2010
9
World Wide Weed: Global Trends in Cannabis Cultivation and ...
Bringing together some of the world's leading experts on cannabis cultivation, this book takes an interdisciplinary look at global trends in cannabis cultivation.
Tom Decorte, Gary W. Potter, Martin Bouchard, 2011
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Advertising and the World Wide Web
What the reader will encounter in Advertising and the World Wide Web is a solid conception of how Web advertising is different from anything that has come before.
David W. Schumann, Esther Thorson, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wide is used in the context of the following news items.
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Terrelle Pryor, now a wide receiver, gets rave reviews in new role
BEREA, Ohio -- Four days into Terrelle Pryor's transition from a quarterback to wide receiver, he's not only fitting in at Browns training camp, he's standing out. «FOXSports.com, Aug 15»
2
World Wide Technology employee indicted for using company credit …
Authorities last week indicted a World Wide Technology employee and accused him of using a company credit card to pay for online strippers. «St. Louis Business Journal, Jul 15»
3
Jeremy Maclin leads new-look Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver corps
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When David Culley first got to know Jeremy Maclin, the young wide receiver was just another rookie fresh out of Missouri trying to learn his ... «FOXSports.com, Jun 15»
4
Panthers trade up and draft another big wide receiver
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —The Carolina Panthers have traded up to select Michigan wide receiver Devin Funchess in the second round of the NFL draft. «WYFF Greenville, May 15»
5
2015 NFL Draft: Ranking the wide receivers
If an NFL team has a questionable wide receiver corps after this year's draft, they only have themselves to blame. Although the wide receiver class in the 2015 ... «SB Nation, Mar 15»
6
NHRA Four-Wide Nationals 101
Below is a quick-reference guide that will help answer many questions regarding the special rules, race procedures, and configuration for four-wide drag racing, ... «NHRA.com, Mar 15»
7
Cleveland Browns notes about adding two veteran wide receivers …
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) catches a pass while covered by Houston Texans cornerback Brice McCain (21) during the first half of an ... «cleveland.com, Mar 15»
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Kansas City Chiefs release wide receiver Dwayne Bowe
The move came one day after the Chiefs wrapped up a $55 million, five-year deal with wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, who was drafted by Chiefs coach Andy Reid ... «FOXSports.com, Mar 15»
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Best Fits For NFL's Marquee Wide Receiver Free Agents
But there's still another group of terrific wide receiver free agents commanding top dollar. Some have already made their moves, but let's take a look at each ... «Huffington Post, Mar 15»
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2015 class of wide receivers stacks up favorably to 'unique' 2014 batch
INDIANAPOLIS – The wide receiver group of the 2014 NFL Draft class was one of the best in NFL history. Odell Beckham Jr. was the NFL Offensive Rookie of ... «SportingNews.com, Feb 15»

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