What does Abroad mean?

Definitions for Abroad
əˈbrɔdAbroad

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abroad, overseasadverb

    in a foreign country

    "markets abroad"; "overseas markets"

  2. abroadadverb

    to or in a foreign country

    "they had never travelled abroad"

  3. afield, abroadadverb

    far away from home or one's usual surroundings

    "looking afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall

  4. overseas, abroadadverb

    in a place across an ocean

Wiktionary

  1. abroadnoun

    countries or lands abroad

    Etymology: * First attested in mid 13th century. From abrood, from a- + brood.

  2. abroadadverb

    At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space

    A tree spreads its branches abroad.

    Etymology: * First attested in mid 13th century. From abrood, from a- + brood.

  3. abroadadverb

    Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from one's abode

    to walk abroad

    Etymology: * First attested in mid 13th century. From abrood, from a- + brood.

  4. abroadadverb

    Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries.

    We have broils at home and enemies abroad.

    Etymology: * First attested in mid 13th century. From abrood, from a- + brood.

  5. abroadadverb

    Before the public at large; throughout society or the world; here and there; widely.

    Etymology: * First attested in mid 13th century. From abrood, from a- + brood.

  6. abroadadverb

    Not on target; astray; in error.

    Etymology: * First attested in mid 13th century. From abrood, from a- + brood.

  7. abroadadverb

    Played elsewhere than one's home grounds; as in a sport's team.

    Etymology: * First attested in mid 13th century. From abrood, from a- + brood.

  8. abroadpreposition

    Throughout, over.

    Etymology: * First attested in mid 13th century. From abrood, from a- + brood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abroadadverb

    at large; widely; broadly; over a wide space; as, a tree spreads its branches abroad

    Etymology: [Pref. a- + broad.]

  2. Abroadadverb

    without a certain confine; outside the house; away from one's abode; as, to walk abroad

    Etymology: [Pref. a- + broad.]

  3. Abroadadverb

    beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries; as, we have broils at home and enemies abroad

    Etymology: [Pref. a- + broad.]

  4. Abroadadverb

    before the public at large; throughout society or the world; here and there; widely

    Etymology: [Pref. a- + broad.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abroad

    a-brawd′, adv. on the broad or open space: out of doors: public: in another country. [Prep. a, and Broad.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. abroad

    Synonymous with foreign, or being on a foreign station. Also an old word for spread; as, all sail abroad.

Editors Contribution

  1. abroad

    In another country, than the country we reside in.

    They do go abroad to another country to expore and have an amazing holiday together each year.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 10, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Abroad' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2620

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Abroad' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2947

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Abroad' in Adverbs Frequency: #211

Anagrams for Abroad »

  1. aborad

  2. aboard

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Abroad in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Abroad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Abroad in a Sentence

  1. Philip Klapwijk:

    It's not as if consumers aren't spending money, but they're not spending it on jewelry in the way they used to, consumers' discretionary purchasing power is being spent on other things -- white goods, and certainly tourism. More Chinese tourists are going abroad, and that also means during important public holidays, fewer people are visiting department stores.

  2. Ignacio Avalos:

    Without a doubt this is the hardest time to be voting from abroad.

  3. Harold Macmillan:

    At home you always have to be a politician. When you're abroad you almost feel yourself a statesman.

  4. Florida Sheriff Grady Judd:

    If you are foolish enough to break into someone’s home, you can expect to be shot in Polk County, it’s more important to have a gun in your hand than a cop on the phone. Such full-throated embrace of the Second Amendment as a crime-fighting tool isn't confined to red states like Florida. I want as many law-abiding citizens to arm themselves in Polk County as we can get. - Milwaukee County Sheriff Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke One California police chief is backing teachers in his district packing heat. Detroit Police Chief James Craig has been a leader in urging Detroit Police Chief James Craig community to arm Detroit Police. A Maryland sheriff is working with the state’s general assembly to try to make it easier for citizens to obtain handgun permits. In the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence’s most recent ranking of states with the strongest gun laws, California( 1), Maryland( 4) and Michigan( 15) ranked near the top of the pack. Some gun rights advocates say terror attacks at home and abroad have contributed to a change in attitudes about gun ownership among community members and authorities, even in locales historically hostile towards the Second Amendment.

  5. Eli Ben-Rafael:

    The kibbutz shed some of the characteristics that had put people off, the collective would decide on your life - where you work, what you studied, whether you could travel abroad.

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Translations for Abroad

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  • الى الخارج, في الخارجArabic
  • xaricdəAzerbaijani
  • граница, чужбина, открито, извън къщи, навсякъде, странствоBulgarian
  • a l'estrangerCatalan, Valencian
  • v zahraničíCzech
  • AuslandGerman
  • eksterlandeEsperanto
  • en el extranjero, en el exterior, en todas direciones, por todas partes, al exteriorSpanish
  • در خارج از کشورPersian
  • ulkomailla, laajalle, ulkomaille, laajalla, ulkona, ulkomaatFinnish
  • étranger, à l'étrangerFrench
  • a-null thairis, thall thairisScottish Gaelic
  • ass y çheerManx
  • विदेशHindi
  • aletranjeHaitian Creole
  • külföldönHungarian
  • na ùfèsịIgbo
  • all'esteroItalian
  • 国外, 外国, 海外, 在外Japanese
  • 해외, 국외Korean
  • buitenlandDutch
  • utenlands, utlandet, utanlandsNorwegian
  • ultramar, amplamente, [[fora]] [[de]] [[casa]], além-mar, largamente, no, exterior, estrangeiro, aoPortuguese
  • повсю́ду, вширь, снару́жи, широко́, [[за]] [[рубе́ж]], [[за]] [[рубеж, заграница, зарубежье, [[на]] [[улица, везде́, нару́жу, [[за]] [[границаRussian
  • иностранство, inostranstvoSerbo-Croatian
  • utomlands, utrikesSwedish
  • வெளிநாட்டில்Tamil
  • yurtdışıTurkish
  • 國外Chinese

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