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wider

  1. comparative form of wide: more wide

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wider

  1. comparative form of wide: more wide

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wider, from Old High German widar, from Proto-Germanic *wiþrą (against, toward). Cognate with English wither.

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PrepositionEdit

wider + accusative

  1. against

Usage notesEdit

wider is old-fashioned and is commonly found in set legacy phrases and old texts. Modern German is more partial to the use of gegen.

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