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Synonyms of widening

Noun


1. widening, broadening, increase, increment, growth

usage: an increase in width

2. turnout, widening, part, portion

usage: a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park

3. widening, broadening, change of shape

usage: the act of making something wider

Verb


1. widen, increase

usage: become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road widened"

2. let out, widen, change, alter, vary

usage: make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight"

3. widen, change, alter, modify

usage: make wider; "widen the road"

4. widen, broaden, extend, increase

usage: extend in scope or range or area; "The law was extended to all citizens"; "widen the range of applications"; "broaden your horizon"; "Extend your backyard"

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