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1. broaden

verb. ['ˈbrɔdən'] make broader.

Synonyms

  • widen

Antonyms

  • relax
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broad (English)
  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

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How do you pronounce broaden?

Pronounce broaden as ˈbrɔdən.

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Example sentences of the word broaden


1. Verb, base form
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Quotes containing the word broaden


1. Expand the definition of 'reading' to include non-fiction, humor, graphic novels, magazines, action adventure, and, yes, even websites. It's the pleasure of reading that counts; the focus will naturally broaden. A boy won't read shark books forever.
- Jon Scieszka

2. Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can.
- William Feather

3. View life through a wide angle lens attitude and see your horizons broaden.
- Stephen Richards

2. broaden

verb. ['ˈbrɔdən'] extend in scope or range or area.

Synonyms

  • territorialise
  • globalize
  • territorialize
  • stretch
  • widen
  • extend
  • increase
  • expand

Antonyms

  • shrink
  • arise
  • stand still
  • inelastic

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broad (English)
  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. broaden

verb. ['ˈbrɔdən'] become broader.

Antonyms

  • disorganise

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broad (English)
  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. broaden

verb. ['ˈbrɔdən'] vary in order to spread risk or to expand.

Synonyms

  • vary
  • alter
  • change
  • branch out

Antonyms

  • specialise
  • shorten
  • push
  • inelasticity

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broad (English)
  • brood (Middle English (1100-1500))
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