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Synonyms for broad
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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. Condoleezza Rice:

    I actually think sanctions against Putin and his inner circle are very effective. Sanctions saying this person can’t travel, this person can’t visit—you have to realize, the reach of the United States is very broad, so when you’re listed by the United States, it really has an effect on what you can and cannot do.

  2. Steve Duprey:

    Donald Trump speaks in broad themes that resonate with the country but he also understands that there's a more intricate process in how you run a general election campaign, they're prepared to have the campaign pivot to that once they feel like they've secured the nomination.

  3. Jaroslaw Flis:

    The success of PiS is part of a broad cultural divide across the world, it's a divide between those who advocate economic solidarity and a uniformity of values, meaning they are socially conservative and support the welfare state, against those who back economic and social liberalism.

  4. Kyle Tisdel:

    The implications, I think, are broad in terms of redefining the scope of the government's analysis for really any fossil-fuel-related project on our public lands.

  5. Shlomo Kramer:

    The security industry is facing a great challenge due to the changing threat landscape. Ten years ago networks faced generic broad attacks by kids, today, it's nation state attacks on critical infrastructure and organized crime attacks on financial assets. This requires much more sophistication.

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