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Overview of noun broad

The noun broad has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. broad

(slang term for a woman; "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch")

Overview of adj broad

The adj broad has 8 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (14) wide, broad

(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")

2. (12) across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide

(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")

3. (5) broad, unspecific

(not detailed or specific; "a broad rule"; "the broad outlines of the plan"; "felt an unspecific dread")

4. (2) broad, unsubtle

(lacking subtlety; obvious; "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave")

5. (1) broad, full

(being at a peak or culminating point; "broad daylight"; "full summer")

6. broad, spacious, wide

(very large in expanse or scope; "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies")

7. broad

((of speech) heavily and noticeably regional; "a broad southern accent")

8. broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant

(showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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