Having a large physical extent from side to side. (adjective)
Large in scope. (adjective)
Operating at the side of the playing area. (adjective)
(speaking of the ball) that bounces off the authorized court limits, referring to the horizontal dimension (and therefore is out). (adjective)
away from a given goal (adverb)
A ball that passes so far from the batsman that the umpire deems it unplayable; the arm signal used by an umpire to signal a wide; the extra run added to the batting side's score (noun)
Examples of word wide
Mr. Nguyen's cooperation — along with the recent arrests and cooperation of other witnesses — could strengthen prosecutors' efforts to bring charges against others suspected of aiding what they describe as a wide-ranging web of insider trading, securities lawyers say.
There was a struggle at first against this assumption, but the drama has become a classic, and it is now generally allowed, that so long as poetry is a term wide enough to include The Clouds and the Second Part of
What we're finding is that six states have what they call wide-spread activity including two Super Tuesday states, New York and New Jersey.
Google is now partnering with scientists who are building what they call a wide-field telescope.
PAULA NEWTON, CNNI CORRESPONDENT: Isha, it is what you call a wide-ranging speech, these are sweeping measures.