wide adj.

1 covering a large area or range

VERBS be, seem | become

ADV. enormously, exceptionally, extraordinarily, extremely, remarkably, unusually, very a very wide range of clothing | increasingly | fairly, quite, reasonably, relatively | sufficiently | surprisingly

2 fully open

VERBS be | fling sth, open sth, spread sth He stood up and flung wide the door to the study. Open your mouth really wide. He spread his hands wide in appeal.

ADV. extremely, really, very

PREP. with Their eyes were wide with fear.

3 not close

VERBS be | shoot | fall, land

ADV. very | just

PREP. of Her shot fell just wide of the target.

PHRASES wide of the mark (figurative) (= not accurate) Their predictions turned out to be very wide of the mark.

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