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Broad (IPA: /ˈbɹɔd/)


Broad (superl.)

Wide; extend in breadth, or from side to side; -- opposed to narrow; as, a broad street, a broad table; an inch broad.

Broad (superl.)

Extending far and wide; extensive; vast; as, the broad expanse of ocean.

Broad (superl.)

Extended, in the sense of diffused; open; clear; full.

Broad (superl.)

Fig.: Having a large measure of any thing or quality; not limited; not restrained; -- applied to any subject, and retaining the literal idea more or less clearly, the precise meaning depending largely on the substantive.

Broad (superl.)

Comprehensive; liberal; enlarged.

Broad (superl.)

Plain; evident; as, a broad hint.

Broad (superl.)

Free; unrestrained; unconfined.

Broad (superl.)

Characterized by breadth. See Breadth.

Broad (superl.)

Cross; coarse; indelicate; as, a broad compliment; a broad joke; broad humor.

Broad (superl.)

Strongly marked; as, a broad Scotch accent.

Broad (n.)

The broad part of anything; as, the broad of an oar.

Broad (n.)

The spread of a river into a sheet of water; a flooded fen.

Broad (n.)

A lathe tool for turning down the insides and bottoms of cylinders.

Broad ()

A portion of the Church of England, consisting of persons who claim to hold a position, in respect to doctrine and fellowship, intermediate between the High Church party and the Low Church, or evangelical, party. The term has been applied to other bodies of men holding liberal or comprehensive views of Christian doctrine and fellowship.

Broad ()

A wider distance between the rails than the "LFT standard RHT" gauge of four feet eight inches and a half. See Gauge.

Broad ()

The great seal of England; the public seal of a country or state.

Broad

Gold coin issued by the Commonwealth of England

Broad

Cricketer

Broad

Family name

Broad (Last Name / Surname)

Broad is the #15,104 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,953 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Blade explains his plan to wipe out the Reapers] In broad daylight?" - Blade II

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And the Creole of Cuba laughs out to behold, Through orange leaves shining the broad spheres of gold." - Pumpkins

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As old Chaucer was wont to say, that broad famous English poet." - Thomas Middleton

Example Sentence (Quote)

"He lit a lamp in broad daylight and said, as he went about, I am looking for a human."" - Diogenes of Sinope

Example Sentence (Quote)

" I'm getting a dj where dj is a broad service focused chotchkie or junket" - DJ


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