Definitions for breadthbrɛdθ, brɛtθ, brɛθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

breadthbrɛdθ, brɛtθ, brɛθ(n.)

  1. the measure of the second largest dimension of a plane or solid figure; width.

    Category: Weights and Measures

  2. an extent or piece of something of definite or full width or as measured by its width:

    a breadth of cloth.

  3. freedom from narrowness, as of viewpoint or interests.

  4. size in general; extent; scope.

Origin of breadth:

1515–25; earlier bredeth

Princeton's WordNet

  1. breadth, comprehensiveness, largeness(noun)

    the capacity to understand a broad range of topics

    "a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject"; "a man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views"

  2. width, breadth(noun)

    the extent of something from side to side

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. breadth(noun)ɛdθ, brɛtθ, brɛθ

    a measurement across sth; = width

    ***the length and breadth of the country

  2. breadthɛdθ, brɛtθ, brɛθ

    ***wide range

    ***the breadth of his experience


  1. breadth(Noun)

    The extent or measure of how broad or wide something is.

  2. breadth(Noun)

    A piece of fabric of standard width.

  3. breadth(Noun)

    Scope or range, especially of knowledge or skill.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Breadth(adj)

    distance from side to side of any surface or thing; measure across, or at right angles to the length; width

Translations for breadth

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


width; size from side to side

the breadth of a table.

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