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Definition of Widely


  1. In a wide manner; to a wide degree or extent; far; extensively; as, the gospel was widely disseminated by the apostles.
  2. Very much; to a great degree or extent; as, to differ widely in opinion.

Widely Quotations

In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
Douglas Adams

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
Bertrand Russell

The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

The events of October 1962 are widely hailed as Kennedy's finest hour.
Noam Chomsky

The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else.
John W. Gardner
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Widely Translations

widely in French is vaste
widely in German is weit, weitgehend
widely in Italian is vasto
widely in Latin is laxe, penitus, late
widely in Spanish is extensamente, vasto
widely in Swedish is brett

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