Synonyms of broad in English:

broad


See definition of broad

adjective

1‘they descended the broad flight of steps’

SYNONYMS

wide, large, big

ANTONYMS

narrow

2‘the leaves are six inches long and two inches broad’

SYNONYMS

in breadth, in width, from side to side, wide, across, thick

ANTONYMS

long

3‘a broad expanse of grass prairie’

SYNONYMS

extensive, vast, immense, great, spacious, expansive, sizeable, sweeping, rambling, rolling, ample, spread out, far reaching, boundless, immeasurable

4‘they offer a broad range of opportunities for young would-be executives’

SYNONYMS

comprehensive, inclusive, extensive, wide, wide-ranging, broad-ranging, encyclopedic, all-embracing

general, universal, catholic, eclectic, unlimited

cross-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary

ANTONYMS

limited

5‘this report gives only a broad outline of our environmental performance’

SYNONYMS

general, non-specific, unspecific, unfocused, rough, approximate, overall, sweeping, basic, loose, indefinite, vague, hazy, fuzzy, woolly

North American informal ballpark

ANTONYMS

detailed, precise

6‘he dropped a broad hint’

SYNONYMS

obvious, direct, plain, clear, unsubtle, explicit, straightforward, bald, clear-cut, manifest, patent, conspicuous, transparent, prominent, unmistakable, undisguised, unconcealed, overt, undeniable

ANTONYMS

subtle

7‘the broad humour of the campaign has been toned down’

SYNONYMS

indecent, improper, coarse, unrefined, indelicate, ribald, risqué, racy, rude, spicy, suggestive, naughty, indecorous, off colour, earthy, smutty, dirty, filthy, vulgar, gross

informal blue, near the bone, near the knuckle

8‘a broad Somerset accent’

SYNONYMS

noticeable, strong, thick, heavy, pronounced

ANTONYMS

slight

9‘he was attacked in broad daylight’

SYNONYMS

full, complete, total, clear, bright, plain, undiminished


noun

1‘the broads will go crazy about his looks’

See woman