1.Definition: (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional
"A broad southern accent"
2.Definition: being at a peak or culminating point
3.Definition: broad in scope or content
"An invention with broad applications"
4.Definition: having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
"A river two miles broad", "Broad shoulders", "A broad river"
5.Definition: lacking subtlety; obvious
"Gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"
6.Definition: not detailed or specific
"A broad rule", "The broad outlines of the plan"
7.Definition: showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
"A broad political stance", "Generous and broad sympathies"