- adj. 广泛的；宽的，广阔的；张大的；远离目标的
- adv. 广泛地；广阔地；充分地
- n. 大千世界
- n. (Wide)人名；(瑞典、芬)维德
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- wide: [OE] Wide is a general Germanic word, with relatives in German weit, Dutch wijd, and Swedish and Danish vid. All are descended from prehistoric Germanic *wīdaz, which may go back ultimately to the Indo-European base *wi- ‘apart, away’ (source also of Sanskrit vitarám ‘further’). Width was coined in the early 17th century, probably on the analogy of breadth.
- wide (adj.)
- Old English wid "vast, broad, long," also used of time, from Proto-Germanic *widaz (cognates: Old Saxon, Old Frisian wid, Old Norse viðr, Dutch wijd, Old High German wit, German weit), perhaps from PIE *wi-ito-, from root *wi- "apart, away, in half."
Meaning "distended, expanded, spread apart" is from c. 1500; sense of "embracing many subjects" is from 1530s; meaning "missing the intended target" is from 1580s. As a second element in compounds (such as nationwide, worldwide) meaning "extending through the whole of," is is from late Old English. As an adverb, Old English wide. Wide open "unguarded, exposed to attack" (1915) originally was in boxing, etc. Wide awake (adj.) is first recorded 1818; figurative sense of "alert, knowing" is attested from 1833.
- 1. There is a wide veranda under the overhang of the roof.
- 2. As pope he won wide support for his strict orthodoxy.
- 3. The wide road was blocked solid with traffic that moved along sluggishly.
- 4. Leo went on, his dark eyes wide with pity and concern.
- 5. He is a cultured man with a wide circle of friends.
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