Usage examples for widening

  1. The flood rushed forward into the widening channel with a surge and a plunge, and away went the river again, roaring down its half- deserted bed below. – Winter Fun by William O. Stoddard
  2. In this way, the widening of the sphere of action for women would operate for good, by raising their education to the level of that of men, and making the one participate in all improvements made in the other. – The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill
  3. Bodmin town is naught but a narrow street, near on a mile long, and widening toward the western end. – The Splendid Spur by Arthur T. Quiller Couch