What does width mean?

Definitions for widthwɪdθ, wɪtθ; often wɪθ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word width.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. width, breadth(noun)

    the extent of something from side to side


  1. width(Noun)

    The state of being wide.

  2. width(Noun)

    The measurement of the extent of something from side to side.

  3. width(Noun)

    A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension, especially fabric.

  4. width(Noun)

    The horizontal distance between a batsman and the ball as it passes him.

  5. width(Noun)

    The use of all the width of the pitch, from one side to the other.

    Manchester United like to play with width.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Width(noun)

    the quality of being wide; extent from side to side; breadth; wideness; as, the width of cloth; the width of a door

  2. Origin: [From Wide.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'width' in Nouns Frequency: #2534


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of width in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of width in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Evan Esar:

    You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

  2. Diane Ackerman:

    I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I have just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.

  3. David Hu:

    We found that there's a pretty good trend for how lashes change with eye width, that's quite striking because in the mammal-hair literature, you don't see many trends. Hair is usually a function of habitat, activity, things like that.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A person speaks about his or her level of COMMON SENSE by showing the depth of reverence towards the kind of people whom he or she likes, but the width of his or her true intelligence is gauged correctly and only by one making in others life the real good difference.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The world doesn’t need CHANGE, all it requires only right CORRECTION in everyone’s action, whenever required, as the interpretation to the meaning of CHANGE has a different connotation based on an individual’s level of the perception, the width of the imagination and the depth of the introspection.

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