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Synonyms for broadbrɔd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. broad(adj)

    slang term for a woman

    "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"

    Antonyms:
    incomprehensive, narrow, little, small, noncomprehensive, unnoticeable, low, specific, unclear, narrow-minded

  2. wide, broad(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    unsubtle, full, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, broad, wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, wide-cut, blanket(a), wide-eyed

    Antonyms:
    incomprehensive, little, small, narrow, low, specific, unnoticeable, noncomprehensive, narrow-minded, unclear

  3. across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    little, incomprehensive, unnoticeable, low, narrow-minded, noncomprehensive, specific, small, unclear, narrow

  4. broad, unspecific(adj)

    not detailed or specific

    "a broad rule"; "the broad outlines of the plan"; "felt an unspecific dread"

    Synonyms:
    broad, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, blanket(a), all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    narrow, unnoticeable, noncomprehensive, small, little, low, incomprehensive, specific, unclear, narrow-minded

  5. broad, unsubtle(adj)

    lacking subtlety; obvious

    "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"

    Synonyms:
    broad, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, blanket(a), all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    low, noncomprehensive, narrow, little, small, narrow-minded, unnoticeable, specific, incomprehensive, unclear

  6. broad(a), full(a)(adj)

    being at a peak or culminating point

    "broad daylight"; "full summer"

    Antonyms:
    small, specific, noncomprehensive, narrow, low, incomprehensive, unnoticeable, little, unclear, narrow-minded

  7. broad, spacious, wide(adj)

    very large in expanse or scope

    "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"

    Synonyms:
    broad, full, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, roomy, all-inclusive, wide-eyed, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, blanket(a), wide of the mark, all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, wide-cut, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    little, small, noncomprehensive, narrow-minded, specific, incomprehensive, low, narrow, unclear, unnoticeable

  8. broad(adj)

    (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional

    "a broad southern accent"

    Synonyms:
    full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), encompassing, blanket(a), all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, liberal, large-minded, wide, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    specific, unnoticeable, small, unclear, little, low, narrow, narrow-minded, incomprehensive, noncomprehensive

  9. broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant(adj)

    showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

    "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"

    Synonyms:
    broad, bounteous, big, freehanded, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, loose, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), patient of, encompassing, blanket(a), kind, free, all-embracing, across-the-board, tolerant, resistant, liberal, giving, bighearted, large-minded, wide, openhanded, handsome, bountiful, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    narrow, unclear, small, little, incomprehensive, noncomprehensive, unnoticeable, narrow-minded, low, specific

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. broad

    Large denotes extension in more than one direction, and beyond the average of the class to which the object belongs; we speak of a large surface or a large solid, but of a long line; a large field, a large room, a large apple, etc. A large man is a man of more than ordinary size; a great man is a man of remarkable mental power. Big is a more emphatic word than large, but of less dignity. We do not say that George Washington was a big man.

    Synonyms:
    abundant, ample, big, bulky, capacious, coarse, colossal, commodious, considerable, enormous, extensive, gigantic, grand, great, huge, immense, large, long, massive, spacious, vast, wide

    Antonyms:
    brief, diminutive, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, insignificant, limited, little, mean, microscopic, minute, narrow, paltry, petty, scanty, short, slender, slight, small, tiny, trifling, trivial

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. broad(a.)

    Synonyms:
    wide

  2. broad(a.)

    Synonyms:
    large, ample, extensive, expanded, extended, vast

  3. broad(a.)

    Synonyms:
    spread, diffused, open

  4. broad(a.)

    Synonyms:
    gross, coarse, indelicate, vulgar, obscene


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