broadly/loosely define

idiom

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

Examples of broadly/loosely define in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Justice Alito has written opinions that broadly define religious rights, including that of employers to deny contraceptive coverage to women employees for religious reasons. Jess Bravin, WSJ, 29 July 2022 The guidelines broadly define access to sensitive personal data to include: personally identifiable health information, financial data, private communications, location; or, personal data concerning government officials, including members of the military or intelligence community. Control Risks, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2021

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'broadly/loosely define.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near broadly/loosely define

Cite this Entry

“Broadly/loosely define.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broadly%2Floosely%20define. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!