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    broad - Dictionary definition and meaning for word broad

    Definition
    (noun) slang term for a woman
    Example Sentence
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
    Definition
    (adj) having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    Synonyms : wide
    Example Sentence
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river
    Definition
    (adj) broad in scope or content
    Example Sentence
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality
    • granted him wide powers
    Definition
    (adj) not detailed or specific
    Synonyms : unspecific
    Example Sentence
    • a broad rule
    • the broad outlines of the plan
    • felt an unspecific dread
    Definition
    (adj) lacking subtlety; obvious
    Synonyms : unsubtle
    Example Sentence
    • gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave
    Definition
    (adj) being at a peak or culminating point
    Synonyms : full
    Example Sentence
    • broad daylight
    • full summer
    Definition
    (adj) very large in expanse or scope
    Synonyms : spacious , wide
    Example Sentence
    • a broad lawn
    • the wide plains
    • a spacious view
    • spacious skies
    Definition
    (adj) (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional
    Example Sentence
    • a broad southern accent
    Definition
    (adj) showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    Synonyms : large-minded , liberal , tolerant
    Example Sentence
    • a broad political stance
    • generous and broad sympathies
    • a liberal newspaper
    • tolerant of his opponent's opinions
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