Definition of far and wide in English:

far and wide


  • Over a large area.

    ‘expanding industry sucked in labour from far and wide’
    • ‘Few had ever seen her, though tales of her strength, her beauty and her generous gifts spread far and wide.’
    • ‘Now I could go with my friends and we roamed far and wide, often taking a picnic with us.’
    • ‘Stephen was known far and wide for his love of Irish culture, particularly music, song and dance.’
    • ‘He was a noted musician and was renowned for his ability to play the flute which earned him recognition far and wide.’
    • ‘The bloggers scour far and wide for news reports and bring the most salient ones to the attention of their readers.’
    everywhere, here, there, and everywhere, far and near, all over, all around, all over the world, throughout the land, worldwide
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