Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional

"A broad southern accent"

2.Definition: being at a peak or culminating point

"Broad daylight"

Related Adjective(s):full

3.Definition: broad in scope or content

"An invention with broad applications"

Related Adjective(s):blanket, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide

4.Definition: having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other

"A river two miles broad", "Broad shoulders", "A broad river"

Related Adjective(s):wide

5.Definition: lacking subtlety; obvious

"Gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"

Related Adjective(s):unsubtle

6.Definition: not detailed or specific

"A broad rule", "The broad outlines of the plan"

Related Adjective(s):unspecific

7.Definition: showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

"A broad political stance", "Generous and broad sympathies"

Related Adjective(s):liberal, tolerant

8.Definition: very large in expanse or scope

"A broad lawn"

Related Adjective(s):spacious, wide

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