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adverb wide pronunciation in American English /waɪd/
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  1. 1
    as much as possible
    The door opened wide and people came streaming out.
    Stand with your legs wide apart, then touch the floor.
    wide awake: He was now wide awake and sitting up in bed.
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  2. 2
    over a large area
    The news spread far and wide.
  3. 3
    to one side of the point that was aimed at
    Gonzalez should have scored, but he shot the ball wide.
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