wid|en «WY duhn», transitive verb, intransitive verb.
to make or become wide or wider: »

The river widens as it flows (v.i.).

wid´en|er, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • wid|dy — wid|dy1 or wid|die «WIHD ee», noun, plural dies. Scottish. 1. a band or rope, especially one made of intertwined osiers or the like. 2. a rope for hanging (used, like gallows, in various expressions alluding to hanging). ╂[variant of earlier… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wid´en|er — wid|en «WY duhn», transitive verb, intransitive verb. to make or become wide or wider: »The river widens as it flows (v.i.). –wid´en|er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • WID — may stand for:*WebSphere Integration Developer * What I ve Done , a Linkin Park song in the new album Minutes to Midnight * Women in Defense *Women in Development *World Institute on Disability *Writing in the Disciplines, a movement in teaching… …   Wikipedia

  • WID — ist eine Abkürzung für: Wasserinnendruck Spritzgießen Warn und Informationsdienst Wiener Internationale Dentalausstellung Wireless information devices Wirtschafts Informations Dienst Wissensintensive Dienstleistungen Women in Defense Women in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wid — (Vit), rechter Nebenfluß der Donau in Bulgarien, entspringt aus zwei Quellarmen, dem Schwarzen und dem Weißen W., am Nordabhange des westlichen Balkans oberhalb Teteven, fließt bei Plewen vorbei und mündet, 135 km lang, bei Somovit. Seinem… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wid — Wid, Fluß in Bulgarien, s. Vid …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • wid- — *wid germ., schwach. Verb: nhd. trennen; ne. separate (Verb); Hinweis: s. *widu ; Etymologie: idg. *u̯eidʰ , *u̯idʰ , Verb, trennen, Pokorny 1127; Literatur: Falk/Torp …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • wid|ow|er — «WIHD oh uhr», noun. a man whose wife is dead and who has not married again …   Useful english dictionary

  • wid|ow — «WIHD oh», noun, verb, adjective. –n. 1. a) a woman whose husband is dead and who has not married again. SYNONYM(S): relict. b) Figurative. a woman whose husband spends much time away for her pursuing his own interests: »Much to the disgust of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wid·ow·er — /ˈwıdəwɚ/ noun, pl ers [count] : a man whose wife has died …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”