Widening

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Widening Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of making something wider
  • a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
  • an increase in width

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an increase in width ,
  • a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park ,
  • the act of making something wider

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Widening'


  • The Widening Gyre: The Widening Gyre may refer to the first line of Yeats's poem "The Second Coming". The Widening Gyre may also refer to: "The Widening Gyre", a steampunk
  • Widening income gap in India: may have also worsened living conditions of some poor, thus leading to a widening income gap. Even though India has achieved remarkable economic growth
  • Batman: The Widening Gyre: Batman: The Widening Gyre is the title of a 6-issue comic book limited series starring Batman, released August 2009 through July 2010. The series is written
  • Widening participation: classes. Widening participation is one of the strategic objectives of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The issue of widening participation
  • The Widening Gyre (novel): The Widening Gyre is a 1983 novel by Robert B. Parker, featuring his private detective character Spenser. The title comes from the first line of W.B. Yeats

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'Widening' example sentence in quotations


* A human being is part of a whole, called by us the 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. - Albert Einstein


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Widening Sample Sentences in News


  • I-64 widening in Huntington to be completed in spring
    A widening of Interstate 64 in Huntington to six lanes will be completed next spring. Read more on this news related to 'Widening'
  • Iran's president criticizes widening corruption
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized widening corruption in the Islamic Republic in unusually blunt terms Monday, saying money once "given under the table now is being given on the table." ... Read more on this news related to 'Widening'
  • State speeds up $53M I-70 widening project in Clark County
    A $53 million construction project to widen the remaining portion of Interstate 70 in Clark County may be funded in fiscal year 2020. The project — to add a third lane in both directions on I-70 from U.S. 68 to Ohio 72 — had once been delayed until 2036. The state’s Transportation Review Advisory Council on Thursday announced a draft list of its major constr Read more on this news related to 'Widening'

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