Associations to the word «Abroad»


ABROAD, adverb. (dated) At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space. [First attested from around (1150 to 1350.)]
ABROAD, adverb. ​(dated) Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from one's abode. [First attested from around (1150 to 1350.)]
ABROAD, adverb. Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470.)]
ABROAD, adverb. (dated) Before the public at large; throughout society or the world; here and there; moving without restriction. [First attested in the late 15th century.]
ABROAD, adverb. Not on target; astray; in error; confused; dazed. [First attested in the early 19th century.]
ABROAD, adverb. Played elsewhere than one's home grounds; as in a sport's team.
ABROAD, noun. (rare) Countries or lands abroad. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
ABROAD, preposition. Throughout, over.

Dictionary definition

ABROAD, adverb. To or in a foreign country; "they had never travelled abroad".
ABROAD, adverb. Far away from home or one's usual surroundings; "looking afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall.
ABROAD, adverb. In a place across an ocean.
ABROAD, adjective. In a foreign country; "markets abroad"; "overseas markets".

Wise words

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