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Meaning of BROADEN

Pronunciation:  'brodn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  become broader; "The road broadened"
  2. [v]  make broader; "broaden the road"
  3. [v]  vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company diversified"
  4. [v]  extend in scope or range or area; "The law was extended to all citizens"; "widen the range of applications"; "broaden your horizon"; "Extend your backyard"

BROADEN is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: branch out, diversify
 Antonyms: narrow, narrow down, specialise, specialize
 See Also: alter, broaden, change, extend, globalise, globalize, increase, stretch, territorialise, territorialize, vary, widen



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Broad"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Broadened}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Broadening}.] [From {Broad}, a.]
    To grow broad; to become broader or wider.
          The broadening sun appears.              --Wordsworth.
  2. \Broad"en\, v. t.
    To make broad or broader; to render more broad or
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