OTHER WORDS FROM widenwid·en·er, nounre·wid·en, verbun·wid·ened, adjective
How to use widen in a sentence
The second element of fraud—opportunity—widens when people know they’re not being watched.The pandemic may be the greatest environment for business fraud in decades|Geoffrey Colvin|November 12, 2020|Fortune
The CPRA has also widened the scope of what it defines as “sensitive personal information.”Concrete steps marketers should take now to get ready for CA’s CPRA in 2023|Greg Sterling|November 11, 2020|Search Engine Land
A large segment of I-66 — both inside and outside of the Capital Beltway in Northern Virginia — is an active work zone as the state pursues road widening projects.
Thursday, the county tallied about 30,000 more votes in the race and Assemblyman Todd Gloria’s lead over Councilwoman Barbara Bry widened.
By widening the options, he could make natural and organic food available to more people.How to Succeed by Being Authentic (Hint: Carefully) (Ep. 438)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 5, 2020|Freakonomics
Be open to seeing the world differently, or having your opinions and views widened, he recommends.Gay Activist David Mixner: I Mercy Killed 8 People|Tim Teeman|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some warned me, with widened eyes and fingers twirling in the air, that Manning is "kind of crazy," or "nuts."
And so, in a compromise, the Obama administration widened the religious exemption to include all these organizations.
Since 1998, the G7 had been widened to include Russia—part of a broader effort to embed Russia in a stable international order.
The shadow of history hung heavily yesterday as the geopolitical ramifications of the Ukraine crisis widened.
At the foot of the pass, the valley widened a little, though still with steep, snow-capped cliffs crowding it on either side.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
A few concentric ripples widened, travelled towards him, and were absorbed in the current.Uncanny Tales|Various
It was idle to say that the breach was narrow; for it would soon be widened by the flood which would rush in.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Where it passes Cape Hatteras it has already lost a large share of its momentum and much of its heat, and is greatly widened.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
On the contrary, the exceptions specifically made in favour of sick persons seem to be even widened in scope.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb