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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
wide adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (broad)largo, ampio agg
 There is a wide space between the two buildings.
 C'è un ampio spazio tra i due edifici.
wide adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (of a particular width)largo agg
 The table is one metre wide.
 La tavola è larga un metro.
wide,
wide of the target,
wide of the mark
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(shot: off-target)lontano, distante avv
 The shot was wide of the target.
 Il colpo è finito lontano dal bersaglio.
 
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IngleseItaliano
wide adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (ample)ampio, vasto agg
 You have a wide opportunity to network this week.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. In quel negozio c'è un'ampia scelta di capi d'abbigliamento.
wide adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (extensive)vasto, ampio agg
 He has wide experience in commercial law.
 Ha una vasta esperienza in diritto commerciale.
wide adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (loose-fitting)largo, grande agg
 Aren't those pants too wide for you?
 Non sono troppo grandi per te quei pantaloni?
wide adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (eyes: fully open) (occhi)sbarrato, spalancato agg
  (occhi: per lo stupore)strabuzzare vtr
 Her eyes were wide with wonder at the sight of the huge pink flower.
 Aveva gli occhi sbarrati dalla meraviglia alla vista di quell'enorme fiore di garofano.
 Ha strabuzzato gli occhi per la sorpresa alla vista dell'enorme fiore rosa.
wide adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." UK, figurative, slang (shrewd)perspicace agg
 That man is a real wide one.
 Quel tipo è davvero perspicace.
wide advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (widely)spalancare vtr
 He opened his eyes wide for the photograph.
 Ha spalancato gli occhi per la fotografia.
wide advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (shot: off-target)lontano, distante avv
  (sport, palla lanciata fuori dal campo)fuori avv
 Shelley fired at the target but her shot went wide.
 Ha sparato lontano dal bersaglio.
-wide suffixsuffix: Added to end of word stem--for example, friendless = friend+less. (country-wide, etc: extending across)tutto, intero, totale agg
 There is a city-wide ban on watering the lawn to conserve water.
 In tutta la città c'è il divieto di annaffiare i prati per risparmiare acqua.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
cast a wide net v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (search over a large area)fare ricerche a vasto raggio, fare ricerche su vasta scala vtr
 The police cast a wide net whilst searching for the missing fugitive.
 La polizia sta facendo ricerche su vasta scala per trovare il latitante.
cast a wide net,
cast your net wide
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (use wide range of resources)estendere il campo di ricerca (di [qlcn/qlcs]), ampliare il campo di ricerca (di [qlcn/qlcs]) vtr
 The company is casting its net wide in its search for exactly the right person for the job.
far and wide exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (in or to many places) (idiomatico)in lungo e in largo loc avv
 Alice searched far and wide for the perfect place to live, but eventually she decided to live in her hometown.
 Alice ha cercato in lungo e in largo il luogo perfetto dove vivere, ma alla fine ha deciso di vivere nella sua città d'origine.
give a wide berth to [sb/sth],
give [sb/sth] a wide berth
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (keep away from)tenersi a debita distanza da, tenersi a distanza di sicurezza da, tenersi alla larga da v rif
in the whole wide world advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (anywhere on earth)in qualunque parte del mondo
 If you could go anywhere in the whole wide world, where would you go first?
long shot,
wide shot,
full shot
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(movie, photo: wide-angle view) (cinema, fotografia)campo lungo nm
 The film begins with a long shot in which you can see the whole town.
 Il film inizia con un campo lungo nel quale si vede l'intera città.
search far and wide v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (search everywhere possible)cercare in lungo e in largo vtr
state-wide adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." US (across an entire state) (USA)in tutto lo stato
wide angle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (broad view)grandangolo nm
Nota: Hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun.
wide angle,
wide-angle
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(lens: giving wide view)grandangolare agg
Nota: Hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun.
wide apart adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (separated)lontano, separato, distanziato agg
 It's not a bad portrait except that his eyes are too wide apart.
 Non è un brutto ritratto a parte i suoi occhi che sono troppo distanziati.
wide awake adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (fully conscious)completamente sveglio, del tutto sveglio agg
 After my morning coffee I'm usually wide awake. The noise outside kept him wide awake all night long.
 Dopo il mio caffè mattutino sono di solito del tutto sveglio. Il rumore da fuori lo fece restare completamente sveglio tutta la notte.
wide awake,
wide-awake
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (alert, observant)ben sveglio, bene attento agg
  all'erta loc agg
 You need to be wide awake in this job and not let any opportunities pass you by.
 In questo lavoro bisogna stare ben svegli e non lasciarsi sfuggire nessuna opportunità.
wide margin nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (large gap or allowance)largo margine, ampio margine nm
 Charles won the election by a wide margin.
 Charles ha vinto l'elezione con ampio margine.
wide of the mark adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (guess: inaccurate)sbagliato, inesatto agg
 Catherine tried to guess the price of the watch, but she was wide of the mark.
wide of the mark adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (shot: missing the target)mancare il bersaglio vtr
 The archer's first shot at the target was wide of the mark.
wide open,
wide-open
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(fully open, uncovered)spalancato, completamente aperto, del tutto aperto agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun.
 I went into the situation with my eyes wide open.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. I gattini non riescono mai a resistere alla tentazione di entrare nelle scatole del tutto aperte.
wide open,
wide-open
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (exposed, vulnerable)totalmente indifeso, vulnerabile agg
  (figurato)scoperto, esposto agg
 The infantry lay itself wide open to attack. I hate to be a wide open book that anyone can read.
 La fanteria si ritrovò completamente esposta agli attacchi.
wide open,
wide-open
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (not yet determined)irrisolto agg
  indeterminato agg
  senza risposta
 When the only suspect gave an alibi, the murder case was thrown wide open.
 Quando l'unico sospetto fornì un alibi il caso di omicidio rimase senza risposta.
wide range nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (large area)ampio spazio nm
wide range nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (great variety)vasta gamma, ampia gamma, grande varietà nf
 The company offers a wide range of services to customers.
 La compagnia offre un'ampia gamma di servizi ai clienti.
wide receiver nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (American football player) (football americano)ricevitore, wide receiver nm
wide shot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (photography, film: wide-angle view) (fotografia)grandangolo nm
 The director decided on a wide shot for the scene instead of a close-up.
 Il regista decise di fare un grandangolo per la scena anziché un primo piano.
wide shot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sport: aim that misses mark)tiro fuori bersaglio nm
wide variety nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (extensive range)grande varietà nf
wide-body,
widebody
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(aircraft: having two aisles) (aeroplano)a fusoliera larga loc agg
wide-body,
widebody
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (tennis racket: wide) (tennis: tipo di racchetta)wide body loc agg
wide-body,
widebody,
plural: wide-bodies,
widebodies
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (wide tennis racket) (tennis)racchetta wide body nf
wide-body,
widebody,
plural: wide-bodies,
widebodies
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, informal (sports: heavy person) (persona grossa)marcantonio nm
wide-body,
widebody,
plural: wide-bodies,
widebodies
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(aircraft with two aisles)aeroplano a fusoliera larga nm
wide-body,
widebody
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US, informal (person: heavy) (persona)grosso, imponente agg
wide-brimmed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (hat: having a large brim) (cappello)a tesa larga loc agg
wide-eyed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (having eyes open in astonishment, etc.)con gli occhi spalancati loc agg
wide-ranging adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (broad scope)ad ampio raggio loc agg
widemouthed,
wide-mouthed
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(gaping)a bocca aperta loc agg
widemouthed,
wide-mouthed
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(having a wide mouth)che ha la bocca grande loc agg
World Wide Fund for Nature,
Worldwide Fund for Nature
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(organization for wildlife preservation)World Wide Fund for Nature nm
  WWF nm, abbr
Nota: The organization was formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund, and continues to be known by this name in North America.
the World Wide Web nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (internet, the Net)world wide web nm
  web nm
 The World Wide Web was developed as a way of sharing research papers.
 Il world wide web è stato creato come mezzo per condividere testi di ricerca.
 Il web è stato creato per condividere documenti di ricerca.
world-wide,
worldwide
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(all over the world)in tutto il mondo
 Some celebrities are known world-wide.
 Alcune celebrità sono famose in tutto il mondo.
WWF nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. initialism (World Wide Fund for Nature) (World Wide Fund for Nature)WWF nm, abbr
Nota: The organization continues to be known as the World Wildlife Fund in the US and Canada, but is now the World Wide Fund for Nature outside North America.
www,
WWW
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
written, initialism (World Wide Web) (informatica)www
  (informatica)world wide web nm
 Tim Berners-Lee was the inventor of the WWW.
 Tim Berners-Lee è stato l'inventore del world wide web.
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