Meaning of BROAD in English


n. 25B6; adjective

a broad flight of steps : WIDE.

the leaves are two inches broad : WIDE, across, in breadth, in width.

a broad expanse of prairie : EXTENSIVE, vast, immense, great, spacious, expansive, sizeable, sweeping, rolling.

a broad range of opportunities : COMPREHENSIVE, inclusive, extensive, wide, all-embracing, eclectic, unlimited.

this report gives a broad outline : GENERAL, non-specific, unspecific, rough, approximate, basic; loose, vague.

a broad hint : OBVIOUS, unsubtle, explicit, direct, plain, clear, straightforward, bald, patent, transparent, undisguised, overt.

his broad humour has been toned down : INDECENT, coarse, indelicate, ribald, risqué, racy, rude, suggestive, naughty, off colour, earthy, smutty, dirty, filthy, vulgar; informal blue, near the knuckle.

a broad Somerset accent : PRONOUNCED, noticeable, strong, thick.

he was attacked in broad daylight : FULL, complete, total; clear, bright.

narrow, limited, detailed, subtle.

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