Definition of widespread:
broad, unlimited, inclusive, wide, extended, sweeping, familiar, on a large scale, public, usual, regular, all-around, comprehensive, wide-reaching, common, distributed, boundless, large, overall, far-ranging, all-round, extensive, unrestricted, comprehensive, all-inclusive, sweeping, wide-ranging, frequent, current, regnant, specific, general, global, rife, prevailing, predominant, far-reaching, everyday, prevalent, routine, broad, popular, broad-spectrum, far-reaching, over-all, far-flung, expansive, widely accepted.
- "Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life", Arthur Conan Doyle.
- "The Ancien Regime", Charles Kingsley.
- "Men in the Making", Ambrose Shepherd.