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From 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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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]
From 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
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