Definition of broadening:
- expanding (part of speech: verb)
- increasing (part of speech: verb)
- thickening (part of speech: verb)
- expansion (part of speech: noun)
And among this mystic flora, amid these petrified trees, there was one, strange and charming, which suggested the fanciful idea, that the blue smoke of the rolling incense had condensed, and, as it coagulated, had grown pale with age, to form, in twisting, the spiral of a column which was inverted on itself, and ended broadening out into a sheaf, whereof the broken stems fell from above the arches.- "En Route", J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans.
Only in the fields of communication and commerce was the United States becoming increasingly and intimately related to the remainder of the world, and the extent to which this change supplemented the effect of the war with Spain in broadening the American international outlook was a matter of conjecture.- "The United States Since The Civil War", Charles Ramsdell Lingley.
- "The Marrow of Tradition", Charles W. Chesnutt.