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synonyms for widened

  • 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
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antonyms for widened

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  • abridge
  • compress
  • concentrate
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • block
  • close
  • conceal
  • hide
  • cramp
  • narrow
  • restrict
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How to use widened in a sentence

The second element of fraud—opportunity—widens when people know they’re not being watched.
THE PANDEMIC MAY BE THE GREATEST ENVIRONMENT FOR BUSINESS FRAUD IN DECADESGEOFFREY COLVINNOVEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
The CPRA has also widened the scope of what it defines as “sensitive personal information.”
CONCRETE STEPS MARKETERS SHOULD TAKE NOW TO GET READY FOR CA’S CPRA IN 2023GREG STERLINGNOVEMBER 11, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
A large segment of I-66 — both inside and outside of the Capital Beltway in Northern Virginia — is an active work zone as the state pursues road widening projects.
AUTHORITIES LOOKING FOR WOMAN WHO FLED SCENE AFTER HER CAR HIT A VIRGINIA STATE POLICE VEHICLE ON I-66LUZ LAZONOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Thursday, the county tallied about 30,000 more votes in the race and Assemblyman Todd Gloria’s lead over Councilwoman Barbara Bry widened.
MORNING REPORT: GLORIA DREAMS OF BIG CITY MOVESVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
By widening the options, he could make natural and organic food available to more people.
HOW TO SUCCEED BY BEING AUTHENTIC (HINT: CAREFULLY) (EP. 438)STEPHEN J. DUBNERNOVEMBER 5, 2020FREAKONOMICS
They see the dangerous fissures that exist between the highly educated and the less so—a gap that widened during the pandemic.
MEETING THE RESKILLING CHALLENGEALAN MURRAYOCTOBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
In addition, the pandemic has hampered voter education and awareness efforts that could have widened use of mail-in voting.
PENNSYLVANIA’S NEW VOTE-BY-MAIL LAW EXPANDS ACCESS FOR EVERYONE EXCEPT THE POORBY JONATHAN LAI, SAMANTHA MELAMED AND MICHAELLE BOND, THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIREROCTOBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA
The escalation in political vitriol only widens the gap between them.
ARE WE BETTER OFF THAN WE WERE FOUR YEARS AGO?CLEAF2013OCTOBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
The trade deficit with China has barely budged, and it’s widened with other countries like Vietnam as American companies responded to tariffs by moving operations elsewhere in the region.
ROBERT LIGHTHIZER BLEW UP 60 YEARS OF TRADE POLICY. NOBODY KNOWS WHAT HAPPENS NEXT.BY LYDIA DEPILLISOCTOBER 13, 2020PROPUBLICA
Without action now, the widening use of ankle monitors during the pandemic risks becoming permanent.
COVID-19 HAS LED TO A WORRISOME UPTICK IN THE USE OF ELECTRONIC ANKLE MONITORSAMY NORDRUMOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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WORDS RELATED TO WIDENED

  • added to
  • aggrandized
  • amplified
  • augmented
  • blown up
  • broadened
  • caricatured
  • developed
  • dilated
  • distended
  • elaborated
  • exaggerated
  • expanded
  • extended
  • filled out
  • inflated
  • intensified
  • lengthened
  • magnified
  • spread
  • stretched
  • swollen
  • tumid
  • turgid
  • widened
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