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Definitions of wide:

part of speech: adverb

To a great distance; far apart; aside from the mark.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adjective

Stretching for a given space in a direction at right angles to length; extended far each way; broad; vast; containing plenty of space; far from the point aimed at; as the arrow flew wide of the bull's- eye.

part of speech: adjective

Having a great distance or extent between the sides; opposite of narrow; broad; remote; distant; in compound words, far; with great extent.

part of speech: adverb

At a distance; with great extent, as, " the gates wide open stood".

part of speech: adverb


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To lift the voice in song; to utter musical rhythmical sounds; make a shrill or humming noise; as, a flying arrow sings; celebrate some event in verse or poetry; as, he sang of the deeds of Aeneas; to make pleasant, musical sounds; as, the brook sings merrily. ...

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