ETYM Pref. a- (for on or of) + far.
(Old-fashioned) At or from or to a great distance; far.
ETYM As. wîde.
1. Far from the intended target; SYN. astray.
2. To or over a great extent or range; far; SYN. widely.
3. To the fullest extent possible.
4. With or by a broad space.