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  • verbopen up
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Synonyms for widening

verb open up
  • add to
  • broaden
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • multiply
  • stretch
  • swell
  • augment
  • dilate
  • distend
  • open
  • ream
  • spread
  • unfold
  • grow larger
  • open out
  • open wide
  • spread out

Antonyms for widening

  • abridge
  • compress
  • concentrate
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • block
  • close
  • conceal
  • hide
  • cramp
  • narrow
  • restrict
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to widening

amplification

noun. increase in size or effect

cultural

adjective. educational, enlightening

extension

noun. enlargement, continuation

extensions

noun. enlargement, continuation

growth

noun. development, progress

increasing

adjective. becoming larger
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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