Q: widen とはどういう意味ですか?


Q: widen を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: We need to widen the area between the two houses. They're so close together.
Q: widen を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: I need to widen my views.

Widen the spaces in between these marks.


Q: widen と expand はどう違いますか?
A: “widen” means to expand horizontally. width. left and right.

“expand” means any direction.
Q: widen と broaden はどう違いますか?
A: These mean the same thing, however in my opinion the difference is how they are used.

Broaden is most often used in a figurative way. For example:

“Broaden your interests” which means to expand the things you’re interested in.

“Broaden his knowledge of a subject” - to learn more about a subject

Where as widen is used for physical action. For example:

“Widen a doorway” or “widen a road”.

“Broaden a doorway” sounds unnatural.
Q: widen と enlarge はどう違いますか?
A: Widen means to get bigger horizontally. Enlarge means to get bigger in all directions, like blowing up a balloon.