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Definition of broad:

  1. A lathe tool for turning down the insides and bottoms of cylinders.
  2. Characterized by breadth. See Breadth.
  3. Comprehensive; liberal; enlarged.
  4. Cross; coarse; indelicate; as, a broad compliment; a broad joke; broad humor.
  5. Extended, in the sense of diffused; open; clear; full.
  6. Extending far and wide; extensive; vast; as, the broad expanse of ocean.
  7. Fig.: Having a large measure of any thing or quality; not limited; not restrained; - applied to any subject, and retaining the literal idea more or less clearly, the precise meaning depending largely on the substantive.
  8. Free; unrestrained; unconfined.
  9. Plain; evident; as, a broad hint.
  10. Strongly marked; as, a broad Scotch accent.
  11. The broad part of anything; as, the broad of an oar.
  12. The spread of a river into a sheet of water; a flooded fen.
  13. Wide; extend in breadth, or from side to side; - opposed to narrow; as, a broad street, a broad table; an inch broad.

Synonyms:

tolerant, abundant, commodious, specific, apparent, experienced, off-color, progressive, kind, sweeping, attitude, across-the-board, decent, lewd, comprehensive, clear, bighearted, wide of the mark, all-inclusive, broad-minded, slender, wide-eyed, handsome, blanket, openhanded, grand, suggestive, dirty, scatological, thin, ample, massive, all-round, large-minded, considerable, free, wide-cut, outspread, encompassing, broad-spectrum, cultivated, all-encompassing, inclusive, general, wide-reaching, dirty, extended, progressive, filthy, general, bounteous, foul, comprehensive, spacious, ribald, liberal, giving, patent, widespread, wide-ranging, far-reaching, smutty, loose, open-minded, scurrilous, open-minded, unsubtle, cultured, all-around, bountiful, lewd, global, unbiased, colossal, all-embracing, widespread, unmistakable, unequivocal, far-ranging, roomy, full, unspecific, overall, resistant, panoptic, raunchy, gigantic, see, deep, ubiquitous, freehanded, patient of, narrow, immense, explicit, obvious, smutty, bawdy, capacious, vast, nasty, cosmopolitan, far-flung, scatologic, huge, enormous, Fescennine.

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