Complete Definition of "widen"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪdÉn|-aɪdÉn

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To become wide or wider.

#: His eyes widened as her negligee fell to the floor.

  1. transitive To make wide or wider.
  2. transitive To let out clothes to a larger size.

#: She widened his trousers for him.

  1. transitive To broaden or extend in scope or range.

#: The police widened their enquiries.

Translations
trans-top|to become wider
French: sâélargir
Italian: allargarsi
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|پا٠بÙÙÙ
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trans-top|to make wider
French: élargir
Italian: allargare
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|پا٠کردÙ
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trans-top|(for clothes)
French: élargir
Italian: allargere
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|to broaden or extend
French: élargir
Italian: allargare
trans-mid
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Category:English ergative verbs

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