Synonyms for (noun) broad

Synonyms: broad

Definition: slang term for a woman

Usage: a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch

Similar words: woman, adult female

Definition: an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

Usage: the woman kept house while the man hunted

Synonyms for (adjective) broad

Synonyms: broad, liberal, large-minded, tolerant

Definition: showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

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

Similar words: broad-minded

Definition: inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own

Usage: a judge who is broad-minded but even-handed


Synonyms: broad, unsubtle

Definition: lacking subtlety; obvious

Usage: gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave

Similar words: clear

Definition: readily apparent to the mind

Usage: a clear and present danger; a clear explanation; a clear case of murder; a clear indication that she was angry; gave us a clear idea of human nature


Synonyms: broad, blanket, extensive, encompassing, panoptic, wide, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, across-the-board

Definition: broad in scope or content

Usage: 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

Similar words: comprehensive

Definition: including all or everything

Usage: comprehensive coverage; a comprehensive history of the revolution; a comprehensive survey; a comprehensive education


Synonyms: unspecific, broad

Definition: not detailed or specific

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

Similar words: general

Definition: applying to all or most members of a category or group

Usage: the general public; general assistance; a general rule; in general terms; comprehensible to the general reader


Synonyms: full, broad

Definition: being at a peak or culminating point

Usage: broad daylight; full summer

Similar words: high

Definition: greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

Usage: a high temperature; a high price; the high point of his career; high risks; has high hopes; the river is high; he has a high opinion of himself


Synonyms: broad

Definition: (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional

Usage: a broad southern accent

Similar words: noticeable

Definition: capable or worthy of being perceived

Usage: noticeable shadows under her eyes; noticeable for its vivid historical background; a noticeable lack of friendliness


Synonyms: broad, spacious, wide

Definition: very large in expanse or scope

Usage: a broad lawn; the wide plains; a spacious view; spacious skies

Similar words: large, big

Definition: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a large city; set out for the big city; a large sum; a big (or large) barn; a large family; big businesses; a big expenditure; a large number of newspapers; a big group of scientists; large areas of the world


Synonyms: broad, wide

Definition: having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other

Usage: wide roads; a wide necktie; wide margins; three feet wide; a river two miles broad; broad shoulders; a broad river

Similar words: beamy

Definition: broad in the beam

Usage: a beamy cargo ship


Similar words: bird's-eye, panoramic

Definition: as from an altitude or distance

Usage: a bird's-eye survey; a panoramic view


Similar words: broad-brimmed

Definition: (of hats) having a broad brim


Similar words: deep

Definition: extending relatively far inward

Usage: a deep border


Similar words: fanlike

Definition: resembling a fan


Similar words: sweeping

Definition: taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination

Usage: a sweeping glance; a wide-sweeping view of the river


Similar words: wide-screen

Definition: (motion pictures) projected on a screen with much greater width than height