What does widely mean?

Definitions for widely
ˈwaɪd liwide·ly

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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. Rand Paul:

    When you look at impeaching the president, the Constitution has some very specific requirements. It says when the president is impeached, the chief justice shall preside, and to me, this is one of the shocking things. When we showed up and we found out that yes, Chuck Schumer had called Justice Roberts -- and this hasn't been reported widely, but he did -- and Justice Roberts said heck, no, I'm not going to cross the street because you're not impeaching the president.

  2. Robert Mardini:

    We are all in shock, hanna Lahoud was a young man full of life and was widely known and liked. Nothing can justify Hanna's murder and we are in deep mourning for our dear friend and colleague.

  3. Jennifer McQuiston:

    ACAM2000 is an older-generation smallpox vaccine that has some potential significant side effects with it. So a decision to use that widely would have to have some serious discussion behind it.

  4. Danielle Citron:

    Imagine the night before a company's Initial Public Offering, a deepfake video appears showing the CEO committing a crime. If the deepfake video is shared widely, the company's stock price may falter and a tremendous amount of money may be lost. Of course, the video could be debunked in a few days, but by that time the damage has already been done.

  5. Ioan Smith:

    The ECB is widely expected to keep policy unchanged at the June council meeting today, the focus of the press conference will be on comments on Greece and whether the ECB is willing to maintain Greek banks' lifeline in the form of extended ELA assistance.

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