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broaden

Synonyms of broaden in English:

verb

  • 1 her smile broadened
    widen, become/make broader, become/make wider, expand, fill out, stretch (out), draw out, spread out, deepen, thicken
    [Antonyms] narrow
  • 2 the government attempted to broaden its political base
    increase, augment, supplement, add to, amplify, fill out;
    develop, enrich, enhance, intensify, improve, build on, open up
    [Antonyms] diminish
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