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Wordnet 3.0


1. widely circulated or diffused;
- Example: "a widespread doctrine"
- Example: "widespread fear of nuclear war"

2. distributed over a considerable extent;
- Example: "far-flung trading operations"
- Example: "the West's far-flung mountain ranges"
- Example: "widespread nuclear fallout"
[syn: far-flung, widespread]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Widespread \Wide"spread`\, a. Spread to a great distance; widely extended; extending far and wide; as, widespread wings; a widespread movement. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

widespread adj 1: widely circulated or diffused; "a widespread doctrine"; "widespread fear of nuclear war" 2: distributed over a considerable extent; "far-flung trading operations"; "the West's far-flung mountain ranges"; "widespread nuclear fallout" [syn: far-flung, widespread]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

106 Moby Thesaurus words for "widespread": accepted, ample, amplitudinous, broad, broadcast, capacious, commodious, conformable, consuetudinary, conventional, current, customary, deep, deltoid, diffuse, discrete, dispersed, dispread, disseminated, dissipated, distributed, established, everyday, expansive, extended, extending, extensive, familiar, fan-shape, fan-shaped, fanlike, fanned, fanning, far-embracing, far-extending, far-flung, far-flying, far-going, far-ranging, far-reaching, flabelliform, flared, flaring, generally accepted, indiscriminate, infinite, large-scale, liberal, normal, obtaining, open, ordinary, outspread, outstretched, patulous, popular, prescribed, prescriptive, prevalent, rampant, received, regnant, regular, regulation, rife, roomy, ruling, scattered, set, spacious, sparse, splay, splayed, splaying, sporadic, spraddled, spraddling, sprangled, sprangling, sprawling, sprawly, spread, spreading, standard, stock, straggling, straggly, stretched-out, strewn, strown, sweeping, time-honored, traditional, unfolded, usual, vast, voluminous, wholesale, wide, wide-extended, wide-extending, wide-open, wide-ranging, wide-reaching, wide-stretching, wonted