1. Having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other (synset 302571278)
    "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river"
  2. Broad in scope or content (synset 300528239)
    "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"; "granted him wide powers"
  3. Not detailed or specific (synset 301105584)
    "a broad rule"; "the broad outlines of the plan"; "felt an unspecific dread"
  4. Lacking subtlety;
    Obvious (synset 300430374)
    "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"
  5. Being at a peak or culminating point (synset 301214203)
    "broad daylight"; "full summer"
  6. Very large in expanse or scope (synset 301387146)
    "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"
  7. (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional (synset 301290162)
    "a broad southern accent"
  8. Showing or characterized by broad-mindedness (synset 300287703)
    "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
  1. Slang term for a woman (synset 109895129)
    "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"

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