Definition of far and wide in US English:

far and wide


  • Over a large area.

    ‘the high plains where bison roamed far and wide’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Few had ever seen her, though tales of her strength, her beauty and her generous gifts spread far and wide.’
    • ‘The bloggers scour far and wide for news reports and bring the most salient ones to the attention of their readers.’
    • ‘Now I could go with my friends and we roamed far and wide, often taking a picnic with us.’
    everywhere, here, there, and everywhere, far and near, all over, all around, all over the world, throughout the land, worldwide
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