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2 definitions found
 for World-Wide
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  World-wide \World"-wide`\, a.
     Extended throughout the world; as, world-wide fame.
     --Tennyson.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  world-wide
      adj 1: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in
             scope; "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither
             national nor continental but planetary"; "a world
             crisis"; "of worldwide significance" [syn: global,
             planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wide]
      2: spanning or extending throughout the entire world; "worldwide
         distribution"; "a worldwide epidemic" [syn: worldwide,
         world-wide]
      3: of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of
         cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical
         comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal
         experience" [syn: cosmopolitan, ecumenical,
         oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide, world-
         wide]

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