What does breadth mean?

Definitions for breadthbrɛdθ, brɛtθ, brɛθ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word breadth.

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

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Breadth

    bredth, n. extent from side to side: width: a style in painting in which details are strictly subordinated to the harmony of the whole composition.—adv. Breadth′ways, broadside on. [A.S. brǽdu; Ger. briete. See Broad.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breadth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breadth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Diogenes the Cynic:

    Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad.

  2. Phoenix Financial Kaufman:

    Market breadth, while it hasn't been wonderful, has been positive.

  3. Elizabeth Barrett Browning:

    How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

  4. Margaret Cho:

    If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts, ourselves, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love's reach.

  5. Peter Kucik:

    There is a lot of breadth to authorize things more broadly than they’ve been authorized, provided that the broad (legislative) contours are adhered to.

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Translations for breadth

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ширина, обхват, размах, широтаBulgarian
  • leud, farsaingeachdScottish Gaelic
  • широта, объём, полотнище, обхват, ширина, размахRussian
  • breddSwedish

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