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1 having a greater than usual measure across
  • an unusually broad expanse of water in the island-dotted lake
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2 having considerable extent
  • Her broad knowledge of American politics makes her a much-sought-after guest on talk shows.
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broad, wide, deep mean having horizontal extent. broad and wide apply to a surface measured or viewed from side to side.
    • a broad avenue
wide is more common when units of measurement are mentioned
    • rugs eight feet wide
or applied to unfilled space between limits.
    • a wide doorway
broad is preferred when full horizontal extent is considered.
    • broad shoulders
deep may indicate horizontal extent away from the observer or from a front or peripheral point.
    • a deep cupboard
    • deep woods


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