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.

  2. Etymology: wide + spread

ChatGPT

  1. widespread

    Widespread refers to something that is commonly occurring or extensively recognized, distributed, or established over a large area or among many people. It can relate to a range of things including behaviors, beliefs, diseases, conditions, or phenomena.

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. Matthew Stevenson:

    High capital cost is currently a barrier to widespread deployment of carbon capture.

  2. Derek Andersen:

    At the onset of widespread shelter in place orders, as people sought to stay connected and entertained from home, we observed an increase in daily active users that informed our initial estimate, this initial lift dissipated faster than we anticipated as shelter in place conditions persisted.

  3. Cyril Northcote Parkinson:

    The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom.

  4. Fawaz Gerges:

    There is a widespread perception that Saudi Arabia is pursuing chaotic, counter-productive policies, the Saudis are really behaving with a sense of siege, reacting to events as if each was the end of the world.

  5. Eric Johnson:

    This is an excuse for more tactical and execution problems, i ’m not hearing of a widespread drop of attacks. Nor is China the only game in town that people are worried about.

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