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Synonyms for broad
brɔdbroad

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. broad

    Large denotes extension in more than one direction, and beyond the average of the class to which the object belongs; we speak of a large surface or a large solid, but of a long line; a large field, a large room, a large apple, etc. A large man is a man of more than ordinary size; a great man is a man of remarkable mental power. Big is a more emphatic word than large, but of less dignity. We do not say that George Washington was a big man.

    Synonyms:
    abundant, ample, big, bulky, capacious, coarse, colossal, commodious, considerable, enormous, extensive, gigantic, grand, great, huge, immense, large, long, massive, spacious, vast, wide

    Antonyms:
    brief, diminutive, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, insignificant, limited, little, mean, microscopic, minute, narrow, paltry, petty, scanty, short, slender, slight, small, tiny, trifling, trivial

Princeton's WordNet

  1. broadadjective

    slang term for a woman

    "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"

    Antonyms:
    incomprehensive, narrow, little, small, noncomprehensive, unnoticeable, low, specific, unclear, narrow-minded

  2. wide, broadadjective

    having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other

    "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river"

    Synonyms:
    unsubtle, full, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, wide-cut, blanket(a), wide-eyed

    Antonyms:
    incomprehensive, little, small, narrow, low, specific, unnoticeable, noncomprehensive, narrow-minded, unclear

  3. across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wideadjective

    broad in scope or content

    "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"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"

    Antonyms:
    little, incomprehensive, unnoticeable, low, narrow-minded, noncomprehensive, specific, small, unclear, narrow

  4. broad, unspecificadjective

    not detailed or specific

    "a broad rule"; "the broad outlines of the plan"; "felt an unspecific dread"

    Synonyms:
    full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, blanket(a), all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    narrow, unnoticeable, noncomprehensive, small, little, low, incomprehensive, specific, unclear, narrow-minded

  5. broad, unsubtleadjective

    lacking subtlety; obvious

    "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"

    Synonyms:
    full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, blanket(a), all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    low, noncomprehensive, narrow, little, small, narrow-minded, unnoticeable, specific, incomprehensive, unclear

  6. broad(a), full(a)adjective

    being at a peak or culminating point

    "broad daylight"; "full summer"

    Antonyms:
    small, specific, noncomprehensive, narrow, low, incomprehensive, unnoticeable, little, unclear, narrow-minded

  7. broad, spacious, wideadjective

    very large in expanse or scope

    "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"

    Synonyms:
    full, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, roomy, all-inclusive, wide-eyed, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, blanket(a), wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, wide-cut, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    little, small, noncomprehensive, narrow-minded, specific, incomprehensive, low, narrow, unclear, unnoticeable

  8. broadadjective

    (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional

    "a broad southern accent"

    Synonyms:
    full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, blanket(a), all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    specific, unnoticeable, small, unclear, little, low, narrow, narrow-minded, incomprehensive, noncomprehensive

  9. broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerantadjective

    showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

    "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"

    Synonyms:
    bounteous, big, freehanded, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, loose, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), patient of, encompassing, blanket(a), kind, free, all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, resistant, liberal, giving, bighearted, large-minded, wide, openhanded, handsome, bountiful, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    narrow, unclear, small, little, incomprehensive, noncomprehensive, unnoticeable, narrow-minded, low, specific

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. broadadjective

    Synonyms:
    wide

  2. broadadjective

    Synonyms:
    large, ample, extensive, expanded, extended, vast

  3. broadadjective

    Synonyms:
    spread, diffused, open

  4. broadadjective

    Synonyms:
    gross, coarse, indelicate, vulgar, obscene

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. broadadjective

    Synonyms:
    wide, extensive, extended, vast, wide-reaching, comprehensive, liberal, tolerant, catholic, indelicate, gross, questionable

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How to use broad in a sentence?

  1. Philip Petursson:

    It's too easy to make a bearish case and too difficult to make a bullish case at this point in time, on energy and on the broad market.

  2. Gavin Naylor:

    They are archetypal, typical looking sharks like a great reef or bull shark. They sort of look like that but they have tiny little eyes and big broad fins, these are adaption for living in very turbid water. If you have a look where these things live, the visibility is about an inch. It’s completely muddy water.

  3. Eugene Hoshiko/Pool:

    At least considering the broad understanding of the people, I think that discussion is necessary now.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till by broad spreading it disperses to naught.

  5. Actress Sharon Stone:

    I'm aware that my ass looks like a bag of flapjacks, but I'm not trying to be the best-looking broad in the world. At a certain point you start asking yourself,' What really is sexy ?' It's not just the elevation of your boobs. It's being present and having fun and liking yourself enough to like the person that's with you.


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