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1. broad

adjective. ['ˈbrɔd'] having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other.

Synonyms

  • comprehensive
  • bird's-eye
  • fanlike
  • breadth
  • sweeping
  • wide-screen
  • broad-brimmed
  • thick
  • width
  • wide
  • panoramic
  • beamy

Antonyms

  • narrow
  • noncomprehensive
  • stupidity
  • discriminate

Etymology

  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Broad

  • defraud
  • applaud
  • staude
  • maraud
  • glaude
  • fraud
  • flawed
  • clawed
  • claude
  • claud
  • braude
  • braud
  • thawed
  • sawed
  • saud
  • pawed
  • mod
  • maude
  • maud
  • laude
  • laud
  • jawed
  • gnawed
  • bawd
  • baud
  • awed
  • aud

Example sentences of the word broad


1. Adjective
The base of the leaf is the place where the broad leaf tissues meet the stem.

Quotes containing the word broad


1. 'Halal in the Family' will expose a broad audience to some of the realities of being Muslim in America. By using satire, we will encourage people to reconsider their assumptions about Muslims, while providing a balm to those experiencing anti-Muslim bias. I also hope those Uncles and Aunties out there will crack a smile!
- Aasif Mandvi

2. I think Canadian humor is a little less broad than American humor.
- Scott Thompson

3. People, I guess, generally come to see me do stand-up with a working knowledge of my broad sense of humor on 'The Daily Show'... I don't think anyone would mistake me as an actual anchor.
- John Oliver

2. broad-minded

adjective. inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own.

Synonyms

  • open-minded
  • broad
  • liberal
  • catholic
  • large-minded
  • latitudinarian
  • free-thinking
  • undogmatical
  • tolerant

Antonyms

  • thin
  • narrow
  • noncomprehensive
  • small

3. broad

adjective. ['ˈbrɔd'] broad in scope or content.

Synonyms

  • extensive
  • all-encompassing
  • panoptic
  • comprehensive
  • all-inclusive
  • across-the-board
  • encompassing
  • all-embracing
  • wide

Antonyms

  • exoteric
  • mild
  • superficial
  • close

Etymology

  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. broad

adjective. ['ˈbrɔd'] not detailed or specific.

Synonyms

  • general

Antonyms

  • artless
  • end

Etymology

  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. broad

adjective. ['ˈbrɔd'] lacking subtlety; obvious.

Synonyms

  • clear

Antonyms

  • high
  • colorless

Etymology

  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. broad

adjective. ['ˈbrɔd'] being at a peak or culminating point.

Synonyms

  • high

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. broad

adjective. ['ˈbrɔd'] showing or characterized by broad-mindedness.

Synonyms

  • large-minded
  • broad-minded
  • tolerant

Antonyms

  • fathomable
  • shallow
  • explicable
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. broad

noun. ['ˈbrɔd'] slang term for a woman.

Synonyms

  • adult female

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • smart

Etymology

  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. broad

adjective. ['ˈbrɔd'] (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional.

Antonyms

  • exclusive

Etymology

  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. broad

adjective. ['ˈbrɔd'] very large in expanse or scope.

Synonyms

  • large
  • spacious
  • wide

Antonyms

  • little
  • wideness
  • wide
  • narrowness

Etymology

  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))
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