Definition of widen:
gallop, diversify, emit, draw out, add to, prolong, unfold, divulge, lead, give away, let loose, utter, let out, compress, strain, expose, offer, discover, open, reveal, go, run, continue, stretch forth, poke out, let on, expatiate, bring out, carry, pass, disclose, branch out, wide, cover, broaden, unwrap, stretch out, reach out, hold out, put out, extend, exsert, narrow, break, protract.
- expand (part of speech: verb)
- thicken (part of speech: verb)
- increase (part of speech: verb)
- "Weighed and Wanting", George MacDonald.
As we passed along that road, where sea- scents and land- scents were mingled, she would stop whenever the sunshine fell full upon her face; her eyes would sparkle and widen with pleasure, and a half- smile would play about her lips, as if some one had kissed her.- "Aylwin", Theodore Watts-Dunton.
- "Self Help", Samuel Smiles.