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Definition of wide noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

wide

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//waɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//waɪd//
 
 
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(sport) a ball that has been bowled (= thrown) where the batsman or batter cannot reach itWord Familywide adjective adverbwidely adverbwiden verbwidth noun Word Origin Old English wīd ‘spacious, extensive’, wīde ‘over a large area’, of Germanic origin.