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Another word for broad

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Adjective
  1. Extending over a large area from side to side

      1. Having a specified extent from side to side:
      2. Extending over a great distance from side to side; broad:
      3. Having great extent or range; including much or many:
    See also:

    wide

  2. Large in expanse

    See also:

    wide

  3. Not narrow or conservative in thought, expression, or conduct

      1. Inclined to tolerate the beliefs or behavior of others; forbearing:
      2. Able to withstand or endure an adverse environmental condition:
      1. Moving forward; advancing.
      2. Proceeding in steps; continuing steadily by increments:
      3. Open to or favoring new ideas, policies, or methods:
      1. Receptive to new and different ideas or the opinions of others:
      1. Favoring reform, open to new ideas, and tolerant of the ideas and behavior of others; not bound by traditional thinking; broad-minded.
      2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of liberalism.
      3. Of, designating, or characteristic of a political party founded on or associated with principles of social and political liberalism, especially in Great Britain, Canada, and the United States.
      1. Having or characterized by tolerant or liberal views.
  4. Easily seen through due to a lack of subtlety

    See also:

    see

    clear

  5. Offensive to accepted standards of decency

    See also:

    decent

Another word for broad

Modifier
  1. Physically wide

  2. Extensive

  3. Culturally wide

    See also:

    cultured

  4. Tolerant

    See also:

    liberal

  5. Indelicate

    See also:

    lewd

  6. Clear

    See also:

    obvious

Synonym Study

  • Deep , in this connection, refers to extent backward, as from the front or an opening a deep lot, a deep cave
  • Broad and wide both are applied to extent from side to side of surfaces having height or length, wide being preferred when the distance between limits is stressed two feet wide, a wide aperture, and broad, when the full extent of surface is considered broad hips, broad plains