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Meaning of widely by Wiktionary Dictionary



    widely ( comparative widelier, superlative wideliest )

    1. commonly; generally; to a great degree
    2. separated by a large distance


Explanation of widely by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. to or over a great extent or range

    2. he traveled widely
    3. to a great degree

    4. her work is widely known
    5. so as to leave much space or distance between

    6. widely separated

    Definition of widely by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Widely, adv.
      1. In a wide manner; to a wide degree or extent; far; extensively; as, “the gospel was widely disseminated by the apostles”.

      2. Very much; to a great degree or extent; as, “to differ widely in opinion”.