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Definitions for widely
ˈwaɪd liwide·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. widelyadverb

    to a great degree

    "her work is widely known"

  2. wide, widelyadverb

    to or over a great extent or range; far

    "wandered wide through many lands"; "he traveled widely"

  3. widelyadverb

    so as to leave much space or distance between

    "widely separated"

Wiktionary

  1. widelyadverb

    commonly; generally; to a great degree

  2. widelyadverb

    separated by a large distance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Widelyadverb

    in a wide manner; to a wide degree or extent; far; extensively; as, the gospel was widely disseminated by the apostles

  2. Widelyadverb

    very much; to a great degree or extent; as, to differ widely in opinion

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'widely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1792

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'widely' in Adverbs Frequency: #160

Anagrams for widely »

  1. dewily, wieldy

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of widely in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of widely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of widely in a Sentence

  1. Joy Buolamwini:

    There needs to be a choice, right now, whats happening is these technologies are being deployed widely without oversight, oftentimes covertly, so that by the time we wake up, its almost too late.

  2. Paul Degarabedian:

    It's all about the movies and the availability of theaters, many of the issues that impacted the theatrical marketplace in 2020 will carry over into 2021. But thankfully a vaccine is here and once it is more widely distributed, the fortunes of the business will rise. But it will take some time and require a lot of patience.

  3. Bjarne Schieldrop at SEB Markets:

    The Sunni – Shiite divide has now become much deeper with possibly more intense proxy wars in Yemen and Syria. The risk picture in the Middle East has clearly inched higher, while we still expect the sanctions to be lifted, the latest events have definitely created some last minute risk that things may not move in the direction widely expected. If the sanctions are not lifted as planned it would clearly reduce the projected crude oil surplus for 2016.

  4. William Gibson:

    The future is here. It’s just not widely distributed yet.

  5. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    A rape is an act of violence. It's a horrifying thing that happens. And fortunately, the number of abortions in this country that are due to rape are very small, less than 1% of the cases in the world. But they happen. And they're horrifying. And they're tragic. And I recognize that, i also recognize that because of the existence of over-the-counter morning after, not to mention medical treatment that's now available immediately after the assault, that should be widely available to victims, we can bring that number down to zero.

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