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The German word for wide is
breit





wide

German Definition


wide
     Adjektiv:
     [1] von großer Ausdehnung
          [1] That is the widest river in this country.
            Das ist der breiteste Fluss in diesem Land.



Translations for wide and their definitions

breit
     adj. broad, wide
          eine breite Straße - a wide street
     adj. (figuratively) wide
          Die Universität bietet ein breites Spektrum von Fächern an. - The university offers a wide variety of subjects.
     adj. (colloquial) drunk or high on marijuana; stoned
          Du bist ziemlich breit. - You're pretty stoned.


weit
     adj. wide
     adj. large
     adj. far, distant (of the past or future)
          Der Roman spielt in der weiten Zukunft. - The novel takes place in the far future.
     adj. Denotes a certain point in time or in some process or schedule, or a certain stage of development.
          Es ist fast so weit, das Ritual durchzuführen. - It's almost time to perform the ritual.
          Computer sind so weit fortgeschritten, dass sie Sprache verstehen. - Computers have advanced enough to understand language.
     adv. far


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