What does widespread mean?

Definitions for widespread
ˈwaɪdˈsprɛdwidespread

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. widespread(adj)

    widely circulated or diffused

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

  2. far-flung, widespread(adj)

    distributed over a considerable extent

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

Wiktionary

  1. widespread(Adjective)

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

  2. Origin: wide + spread

Webster Dictionary

  1. Widespread(adj)

    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

How to pronounce widespread?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say widespread in sign language?

  1. widespread

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. House Speaker John Boehner:

    I have widespread support among my members.

  2. Tom Henderson:

    I don't think that's a widespread concern by most voters.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    It's not been as widespread as it has been made out to be.

  4. Kelly Edwards:

    It was a pretty widespread practice to use prisoner populations.

  5. Mary Erickson:

    In fact, we expect the flooding to get worse and more widespread.

Images & Illustrations of widespread

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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