broad

  • 1 Broad — (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in breadth, or from… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Broad — may refer to:* Broad (British coin), English gold coin minted under the commonwealth with a bust of Oliver Cromwell on the obverse * Broad church, Latitudinarian churchmanship in the Church of England * Broad Front Progressive Encounter New… …

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  • 3 broad´ly — broad «brd», adjective, adverb, noun. –adj. 1. large across; wide: »Many cars can go on that broad new highway. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under wide. (Cf. ↑wide) 2. having wide range; …

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  • 4 broad — [brôd] adj. [ME brod < OE brad; akin to Ger breit] 1. of large extent from side to side; wide 2. having great extent or expanse; spacious [broad prairies] 3. extending all about; clear; open; full [broad daylight] 4. easy to understand; not… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 broad — adj Broad, wide, deep are comparable chiefly when they refer to horizontal extent. Broad and wide apply to surfaces or areas as measured from side to side {a picture two feet wide} and deep (see also DEEP) to those as measured from front to back… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 Broad — ist der Nachname von mehreren Personen: C. D. Broad (1887–1971), englischer Philosoph Chris Broad (* 1957), englischer Cricketspieler Eli Broad, Kunstmäzen Neil Broad (* 1966), britischer Tennisspieler Pery Broad (1921–1994), SS Unterscharführer… …

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  • 7 broad — broad; broad·cast·er; broad·en; broad·ish; broad·ly; broad·moor; broad·ness; broad·way·ite; broad·band; broad·scale; …

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  • 8 broad — I adjective ample, amplitudinous, amplus, blanket, collective, comprehensive, covering all cases, deep, diffuse, encyclopedic, expansive, extended, extending, extensive, far flung, far reaching, far spread, full, general, generalized, generic,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 broad — [adj1] wide physically ample, capacious, deep, expansive, extended, extensive, full, generous, immense, large, latitudinous, outspread, outstretched, roomy, spacious, splay, squat, thick, vast, voluminous, widespread; concepts 773,796 Ant. narrow …

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  • 10 Broad — Broad, n. 1. The broad part of anything; as, the broad of an oar. [1913 Webster] 2. The spread of a river into a sheet of water; a flooded fen. [Local, Eng.] Southey. [1913 Webster] 3. A lathe tool for turning down the insides and bottoms of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 broad — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a distance larger than usual from side to side; wide. 2) of a specified distance wide. 3) large in area or scope. 4) without detail; general. 5) (of a hint) clear and unambiguous. 6) (of a regional accent) very noticeable… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 broad|ax — or broad|axe «BRD AKS», noun, plural ax|es. an ax with a broad blade, such as a battle ax or an ax for hewing timber …

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  • 13 broad|en — «BR duhn», intransitive verb. to become broad or broader; widen: »The river broadens at its mouth where it meets the sea. –v.t. to make broad or broader; widen: »to broaden a narrow road. Figurative. Travel can broaden a person s sympathies for… …

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  • 14 Broad — Broad, Charlie Dunbar …

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  • 15 broad- — ● gauge …

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  • 16 broad — broad1 W2S2 [bro:d US bro:d] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wide)¦ 2¦(including a lot)¦ 3¦(general)¦ 4¦(large area)¦ 5¦(way of speaking)¦ 6 broad smile/grin 7 in broad daylight 8 broad hint 9 a broad church 10¦(humour)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 broad — broad1 [ brɔd ] adjective *** 1. ) wide: He was of medium height, but had very broad shoulders. a broad shady path With a broad sweep of his arm, he indicated the town below us. a broad expanse (=a wide area): The road passed through a broad… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 broad — I UK [brɔːd] / US [brɔd] adjective Word forms broad : adjective broad comparative broader superlative broadest *** 1) a) wide He was of medium height, but had very broad shoulders. a broad shady path With a broad sweep of his arm, he indicated… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 broad — 1 adjective 1 WIDE a road, river, or part of someone s body etc that is broad is wide: We went along a broad carpeted passage. | He was six feet tall, with broad shoulders and slender hips. | 6 feet/3 metres etc broad The track was three metres… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 broad — [[t]brɔ͟ːd[/t]] ♦♦ broader, broadest, broads 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is broad is wide. His shoulders were broad and his waist narrow... The hills rise green and sheer above the broad river. ...a broad expanse of green lawn. Ant: narrow 2)… …

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