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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wid·en /ˈwaɪdṇ/
 (vt.)弄寬,加寬,擴大(vi.)變寬,擴大

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wid·en v. t. [imp. & p. p. Widened p. pr. & vb. n. Widening.] To make wide or wider; to extend in breadth; to increase the width of; as, to widen a field; to widen a breach; to widen a stocking.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wid·en, v. i. To grow wide or wider; to enlarge; to spread; to extend.
    Arches widen, and long aisles extend.   --Pope.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 widen
      v 1: become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road
           widened" [ant: narrow]
      2: make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot
         of weight" [syn: let out] [ant: take in]
      3: make wider; "widen the road"
      4: extend in scope or range or area; "The law was extended to
         all citizens"; "widen the range of applications"; "broaden
         your horizon"; "Extend your backyard" [syn: broaden, extend]