What does widening mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. widening, broadeningnoun

    an increase in width

  2. turnout, wideningnoun

    a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park

  3. widening, broadeningnoun

    the act of making something wider


  1. wideningnoun

    The action of the verb widen.

  2. wideningadjective

    Of things that are growing wider.

  3. wideningadjective

    Of things that are separate, with increasing separation.

    The widening gap between rich and poor creates social problems.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Widening

    of Widen

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of widening in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of widening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of widening in a Sentence

  1. The IEA:

    For this reason, producers are likely to grow still more competitive on pricing, sour crude markets appear especially oversupplied with discounts versus sweet grades widening. Europe is awash with competing sour crudes from the FSU (former Soviet Union) and Middle East and U.S. sour crudes remained depressed by refinery maintenance.

  2. Haris Anwar:

    Losses are widening and the competition is cut-throat.

  3. Scott Minerd:

    As the Fed begins its easing campaign to try to extend an already long-in-the-tooth expansion, credit spreads are already tight across the fixed-income spectrum, credit spreads could get tighter in this liquidity-driven rally, but history has shown that the potential for widening from here is much greater.

  4. Isabel Allende:

    As a result, we're widening democracy.

  5. Sal Mercogliano:

    The widening of The Suez Canal is a smart move, the question that I have is if you widen The Suez Canal, then will vessel operators make their vessels bigger ?

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    an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    • A. doom
    • B. blur
    • C. aggravate
    • D. signify

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