verb (used with or without object)
Examples from the Web for widen
And these new aficionados of global cool are poised to widen their impact.From Public Enemy to Power Broker: Hip-Hop’s the New Global Pop Culture|Lauren DeLisa Coleman|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now widen the circle to religious organizations: denominations, for example.
“Administration officials favorite phrase these days is that, ‘you have to widen the aperture,’” says Bockenfeld.
A historic settlement will grant Netanyahu prestige and widen Israeli leverage for a possible preemptive strike.A Very Israeli Linkage: Iran's Bomb and Peace With the Palestinians|Nadav Eyal|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A historic settlement would grant Netanyahu prestige and widen Israeli leverage for a possible preemptive strike.A Very Israeli Linkage: Iran's Nuclear Bomb and Peace With Palestine|Nadav Eyal|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As the strip of shining red mud began to widen between the grasses and the water's edge, the bustle and confusion increased.Earth's Enigmas|Charles G. D. Roberts
So great is the throng, that there is a project now on foot to widen it.Captains of Industry|James Parton
To illustrate, confirm, or widen what is already held a truth is one thing; to serve as its sole sufficient witness is another.The Philosophy of Natural Theology|William Jackson
The experience of it tends to widen and diversify the thinking of men.A Rambler's lease|Bradford Torrey
"I should have been frightened stiff," exclaimed Kate, whose eyes were beginning to widen.The Tyranny of the Dark|Hamlin Garland