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If I place love above everything, it is because for me it is the most desperate, the most despairing state of affairs imaginable.Andre Breton
Adjectivewide (comparative wid, superlative er)
- Having a large physical extent from side to side.
- We walked down a wide corridor.
- Large in scope.
- The inquiry had a wide remit.
- (sports) Operating at the side of the playing area.
- That team needs a decent wide player.
- narrow (regarding empty area)
- thin (regarding occupied area)
- skinny (sometimes offensive, regarding body width)
Adverbwide (comparative wider, superlative widest)
- He travelled far and wide.
- He was wide awake.
- away from a given goal
- The arrow fell wide of the mark.
- (cricket) A ball that passes so far from the batsman that the umpire deems it unplayable; the arm signal used by an umpire to signal a wide; the extra run added to the batting side's score
- IPA: /wi:.de/
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