Wid"en (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Widened (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Widening.]

To make wide or wider; to extend in breadth; to increase the width of; as, to widen a field; to widen a breach; to widen a stocking.

 

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Wid"en, v. i.

To grow wide or wider; to enlarge; to spread; to extend.

Arches widen, and long aisles extend. Pope.

 

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