broadly/loosely define

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of broadly/loosely define

: to describe very generally
  • Tigers are broadly/loosely defined as large cats.

Word by Word Definitions

broad play broadly
  1. : having ample extent from side to side or between limits

  2. : having a specified extension from side to side

  3. : extending far and wide : spacious

  1. : in a broad (see 1broad 4a) manner : fully

  1. : woman

  2. : an expansion of a river

loose play loosely
  1. : not rigidly fastened or securely attached

  2. : having worked partly free from attachments

  3. : having relative freedom of movement

  1. : to let loose (see 1loose) : release

  2. : to free from restraint

  3. : to make loose : untie

  1. : in a loose manner (see 1loose) : loosely

define play
  1. : to determine or identify the essential qualities or meaning of

  2. : to discover and set forth the meaning of (something, such as a word)

  3. : to create on a computer


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