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|part of speech:
||the length or extent of something from one side to the other; breadth.
We need a board with a width of six inches.
||the quality or fact or being wide; range or extent; wideness.
We hesitated to cross the river because of its width.The width of his experience makes him a good candidate.
- similar words:
||a piece of something of a specific degree of wideness, such as fabric from selvage to selvage.
The tablecloth requires two widths of fabric.
||dimension, extension, proportion
The word width
contains the following part:
that means the act or state of
More about this word part:
The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth
" from "warm" and "depth
" from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth
" from "bear" and "stealth
" from "steal").