Synonyms of broad in English:



  • 1 they descended the broad flight of steps
    wide, large, big
    [Antonyms] narrow
  • 2 the leaves are six inches long and two inches broad
    in breadth, in width, from side to side, wide, across, thick
    [Antonyms] long
  • 3 a broad expanse of grass prairie
    extensive, vast, immense, great, spacious, expansive, sizeable, sweeping, rambling, rolling, ample, spread out, far reaching, boundless, immeasurable
  • 4 they offer a broad range of opportunities for young would-be executives
    [Antonyms] limited
  • 5 this report gives only a broad outline of our environmental performance
    North American informal ballpark
    [Antonyms] detailed, precise
  • 6 he dropped a broad hint
    [Antonyms] subtle
  • 7 the broad humour of the campaign has been toned down
  • 8 a broad Somerset accent
    noticeable, strong, thick, heavy, pronounced
    [Antonyms] slight
  • 9 he was attacked in broad daylight
    full, complete, total, clear, bright, plain, undiminished
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  • North American informal the broads will go crazy about his looks See woman
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    platy- related prefix, as in platypus, platyhelminth

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