Synonyms of broad


1. broad, woman, adult female

usage: slang term for a woman; "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"


1. wide (vs. narrow), broad, beamy, bird's-eye, panoramic, broad-brimmed, deep, fanlike, sweeping, wide-screen(prenominal), comprehensive, thick

usage: 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. across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(prenominal), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide, comprehensive (vs. noncomprehensive)

usage: 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. broad, unspecific, general (vs. specific)

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

4. broad, unsubtle, clear (vs. unclear)

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

5. broad(prenominal), full(prenominal), high (vs. low)

usage: being at a peak or culminating point; "broad daylight"; "full summer"

6. broad, spacious, wide, large (vs. small), big (vs. little)

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

7. broad, noticeable (vs. unnoticeable)

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

8. broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant, broad-minded (vs. narrow-minded)

usage: showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"

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Definition and meaning of broad (Dictionary)