What does Widespread mean?

Definitions for Widespread
ˈwaɪdˈsprɛdWide·spread

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. widespreadadjective

    widely circulated or diffused

    "a widespread doctrine"; "widespread fear of nuclear war"

  2. far-flung, widespreadadjective

    distributed over a considerable extent

    "far-flung trading operations"; "the West's far-flung mountain ranges"; "widespread nuclear fallout"

Wiktionary

  1. widespreadadjective

    Affecting a large area (e.g. the entire land or body); broad in extent.

    Etymology: wide + spread

Webster Dictionary

  1. Widespreadadjective

    spread to a great distance; widely extended; extending far and wide; as, widespread wings; a widespread movement

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Widespread' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3039

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Widespread' in Adjectives Frequency: #416

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Widespread in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Widespread in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Widespread in a Sentence

  1. Kishor Jaiswal:

    Earthquakes remain an important threat to our economy, while the West coast may carry the larger burden of potential losses and the greatest threat from the strongest shaking, this report shows that the threat from earthquakes is widespread.

  2. Darren Linvill:

    I think this mostly just speaks to how widespread Russian talking points have become.

  3. Christopher Clark:

    This kind of narrowing can indicate more widespread arterial disease, which we know can lead to heart attacks, strokes, and death.

  4. Jeff Miller:

    Whether it's continued delays in veterans' medical care, the blatant waste of billions of taxpayer dollars or a rampant lack of accountability throughout every corner of the organization, there is simply no denying that the problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs are indeed widespread.

  5. Florida Senator Marco Rubio:

    We should not be discussing in a widespread way the exact tactics that we're going to use because that allows terrorists to know to practice how to evade us.

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