It was a time in America when the generation gap may have never been wider but a Knicks game could bridge even the widest.
This marvelous tribute to James Q. Wilson by Mark Kleiman deserves the widest audience.
You are particularly good at making complex ideas accessible to the widest possible audience.
The 47% point margin is the widest since the same questions were first put to Britons by the research company in 1997.
They also check Democratic momentum and solidify Republican identity in ways that can appeal to the widest range of Republicans.
Annie had just reached the longest and widest stretch of beach when the large moon rose out of the still waters.
And which of the three has the truest knowledge and the widest experience?
The Bat must not exceed 41⁄4 inches in the widest part; it must not be more than 38 inches in length.
The real point is that there is the widest gulf between my love-making and yours.
Taking the word in its widest acceptation, Lucas van Leyden is already engraving "portraits."
Old English wid, from Proto-Germanic *widas (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian wid, Old Norse viðr, Dutch wijd, Old High German wit, German weit), perhaps from PIE *wi-ito-, from root *wi- "apart, away." Wide open "unguarded, exposed to attack" (1915) originally was in boxing, etc. Wide awake (adj.) is first recorded 1818; figurative sense of "alert, knowing" is attested from 1833.