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Definition of "statewide" []

  • Occurring or extending throughout a state: a statewide recycling program. (adjective)
  • Throughout a state: a candidate who was popular statewide. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "statewide" in a sentence
  • "The survey .... taken by Klan members in the beer section of Piggly Wiggly stores statewide is as accurate as can be expected."
  • "Brunner trails Fisher in statewide polling and has struggled to raise money since announcing her candidacy."
  • "However, in statewide races, Democrats have enjoyed major structural and institutional advantages dating back to the end of Reconstruction."