But a wider look at the many U.S. citizens detained abroad shows just how difficult it can be to negotiate their release.
They “will be able to participate in a wider range of recreational and cultural activities.”
It was a time in America when the generation gap may have never been wider but a Knicks game could bridge even the widest.
They belong to a wider, more determined army of women peace activists in West Africa and across the world.
Instead, it is time for the wider American society to accept some responsibility for the injustice that occurred yesterday.
He now ruled a wider, and apparently a more united realm, than his father.
wider knowledge always proves that they are not based on facts.
Missionaries are pursuing their labours with more enlightenment and zeal, and in wider spheres.
The mores changed and all the wider deductions in them were repugnant to slavery.
The Ode made a great sensation, but it had a wider effect than its author anticipated.
Old English wid, from Proto-Germanic *widas (cf. 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." 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.
high* wide* and handsome