The opposite of narrow is wide. Look at the two shapes below:
The shape on the left is narrow. The shape on the right is wide.
This word become a verb with an "en" ending:
- The state widened the highway.
- The highway was widened to allow more traffic through the city. (This sentence is in the passive voice.)
- The political party widened its appeal in order to attract more support from voters.
- We need to widen our garden next year so that we can grow more tomatoes.
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November 30, 2012