Associations to the word «Broaden»


BROADEN, verb. (transitive) To make broad or broader.
BROADEN, verb. (intransitive) To become broad or broader.
BROADEN SOMEONE'S HORIZONS, verb. (idiomatic) To increase someone's interests, skills, or experiences beyond their current range.

Dictionary definition

BROADEN, verb. Make broader; "broaden the road".
BROADEN, verb. 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, verb. Vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company diversified".
BROADEN, verb. Become broader; "The road broadened".

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