Translation of wide in Spanish:
adjective wider, widest
- 1 (in dimension)(river/feet/belt/trousers)(gap)(desert/ocean)it's two meters widehow wide is it?tiene or mide dos metros de anchoto get wider¿cuánto tiene or mide de ancho?wide loadensancharseshe looked at me with wide eyesvehículo anchoExample sentences
- Why should the chosen few have this enormously wide road to themselves?
- The roads are still wide, though traffic density is much lower.
- Otherwise they will not need so many one-ways even on wide roads.
- Walking along lines 1m wide, a measurement was taken at each 0.5m step.
- Built in 1935, it has eight-foot wide verandahs on three sides of both storeys.
- The expedition also found rings of plankton organisms that measured 10 km wide.
- 2 (in extent, range)(experience/coverage/powers)a wide variety of thingswe stock a wide selection of imported goodsuna gran variedad de cosaswider debate on this subject is essentialtenemos un amplio or extenso surtido de artículos importadosher interests are widees esencial que el tema se discuta más ampliamentethe newspaper with the widest circulationtiene intereses muy diversosthere is wide agreement among academics that …el diario de mayor circulacióntheir style of music has wide appealel consenso entre los académicos es que …in a wider sense/contextsu estilo de música gusta a un público muy amplio y diversofog will cover wide areas of Northern Englanden un sentido/contexto más ampliothe wide worldla niebla cubrirá extensas or amplias zonas del norte de Inglaterrael ancho mundoExample sentences
- Just as the Bank of England has a target for inflation and has to write a letter to the chancellor if it misses it by a wide margin, the new rule seeks to establish credibility.
- But not by the wide margin that many pundits were predicting.
- Needwood Spirit has been at the top of his form in recent weeks and has gained a brace of victories at Carlisle, his latest success being achieved by a wide margin.
- The discussions ranged over a wide variety of subjects, but it was the philosophy of medicine that attracted the largest numbers.
- Today a wide range of fresh varieties such as plum, cherry and vine tomatoes are readily available.
- The colorful, long-lasting blossoms of this wide variety of mums range from one to six inches across.
- This proposal has got wide acceptance among women who came to attend the meeting.
- Gitt, incredibly, replied that his ideas have wide acceptance among scientists.
- The language papers with wide readership in rural areas have responded admirably to the hardships faced by farmers in their own way.
adverb wider, widest
- 1 (completely, fully) See examples: her mouth gaped widewide apartwith your feet wide apartse quedó boquiabierta or con la boca abiertathey are wide apart in age and interestscon los pies bien or muy separadosopen wide!hay un abismo entre ellos en edad y en intereseswide openyou left the door wide openabra bien la bocaabre grande [colloquial]I'm going into this with my eyes wide opendejaste la puerta abierta de par en parthis would leave the city wide open to attacksé muy bien en qué me estoy metiendohe's laid himself wide open to criticismesto dejaría la ciudad completamente or totalmente expuesta a un ataquethe game is wide openél mismo se ha expuesto a que lo critiquenthe argument remains wide openel partido no está definidosee also→ wide awake, → wide-openel problema aún no está resueltoaún no está claro quién tiene razón
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