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"
the extent of something from side to side
The extent or measure of how broad or wide something is.
A piece of fabric of standard width.
Scope or range, especially of knowledge or skill.
distance from side to side of any surface or thing; measure across, or at right angles to the length; width
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The measure of a vessel from side to side in any particular place athwart-ships. (See STRAIGHT OF BREADTH, HEIGHT OF BREADTH, TOP-TIMBER BREADTH, &c.)--Breadth of beam, extreme breadth of a ship.
The numerical value of breadth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of breadth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of breadth in a Sentence
That is an argument of enormous breadth.
Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad.
Market breadth, while it hasn't been wonderful, has been positive.
Given the size and breadth of their consumer and commercial client base.
The breadth and depth of what dogs do for our happiness and longevity is pretty remarkable.
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