BROAD

broad

1. [Adjective]: 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. [Noun]: slang term for a woman; "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"

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

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

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

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

7. 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

8. (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional; "a broad southern accent"

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