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1. Of the eyes, to open considerably more, often in surprise. My eyes went wide when I got my credit card bill and saw just how much I'm in debt. I felt my eyes go wide when Callie said that she had dumped her boyfriend.
2. To miss the mark. Often used in sports. My shot went wide of the net just as time expired, and, with that, we had our first loss of the season.
See also: wide