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ˈbrɔd nbroad·en

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  1. broadenverb

    make broader

    "broaden the road"

    Synonyms:
    widen, branch out, extend, diversify

  2. widen, broaden, extendverb

    extend in scope or range or area

    "The law was extended to all citizens"; "widen the range of applications"; "broaden your horizon"; "Extend your backyard"

    Synonyms:
    go, unfold, exsert, hold out, branch out, strain, cover, diversify, draw out, let out, gallop, stretch, stretch out, put out, offer, extend, run, widen, expand, lead, poke out, carry, pass, protract, stretch forth, continue, reach out, prolong

  3. diversify, branch out, broadenverb

    vary in order to spread risk or to expand

    "The company diversified"

    Synonyms:
    extend, widen, branch out, radiate, diversify

  4. broadenverb

    become broader

    "The road broadened"

    Synonyms:
    widen, branch out, extend, diversify

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  1. broadenverb

    Synonyms:
    widen, make broad

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How to use broaden in a sentence?

  1. Marcus Aelius Aurelius:

    Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.

  2. Logan Browning:

    I think we're definitely in a wave of entertainment where -- it sounds how it's going to sound -- being ethnic is cool, i think what writers are doing is taking this idea where networks want ethnicity and diversity and they're taking the opportunity to broaden it and make [characters] not so one-note and simple.

  3. Bill Galston:

    But Trump does not have the usual base of support. Legislative Republicans fell in line with Trump because they were afraid of Legislative Republicans and Legislative Republicans supporters and if that support is eroding, the end will be quick. he desperately needs to send a signal to the American people that his administration is open for business, that he is prepared to negotiate on a wide range of issues that might enable him to broaden support.

  4. Amanda Duffy:

    Not expansion just to expand, its expansion to get right with the right ownership, with the right facilities, the right market, the right infrastructure and the right ability to connect with the community and resonating in a market. And if we get that right, that will also at the same time broaden our footprint, broaden the relevancy.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    I don't assume it's my way or the highway, i've got deeply held views, but there's a big difference -- I think you can pretty well see it, just in demeanor. I want to broaden out our message to win a larger number of people.


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