Wide; extend in breadth, or from side to side; -- opposed to narrow; as, a broad street, a broad table; an inch broad.
Extending far and wide; extensive; vast; as, the broad expanse of ocean.
Extended, in the sense of diffused; open; clear; full.
Fig.: Having a large measure of any thing or quality; not limited; not restrained; -- applied to any subject, and retaining the literal idea more or less clearly, the precise meaning depending largely on the substantive.
Comprehensive; liberal; enlarged.
Plain; evident; as, a broad hint.
Free; unrestrained; unconfined.
Characterized by breadth. See Breadth.
Cross; coarse; indelicate; as, a broad compliment; a broad joke; broad humor.
Strongly marked; as, a broad Scotch accent.
The broad part of anything; as, the broad of an oar.
The spread of a river into a sheet of water; a flooded fen.
A lathe tool for turning down the insides and bottoms of cylinders.
A lot of people in our industry haven't had very diverse experiences. So they don't have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one's understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have. Steve Jobs
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own. Cesar Chavez
A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. Henry David Thoreau
There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. Washington Irving
broad in Danish is bred
broad in Dutch is breed, wijd
broad in French is large
broad in German is umfassend, deutliche, breit, deutlich
broad in Italian is largo
broad in Latin is latus, prolixus
broad in Norwegian is bred
broad in Portuguese is largo, amplo
broad in Spanish is ancho
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