Definitions for broaden
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word broaden.
"broaden the road"
widen, broaden, extendverb
extend in scope or range or area
"The law was extended to all citizens"; "widen the range of applications"; "broaden your horizon"; "Extend your backyard"
diversify, branch out, broadenverb
vary in order to spread risk or to expand
"The company diversified"
"The road broadened"
To make broad or broader.
To become broad or broader.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To grow broad. I know not whether this word occurs, but in the following passage.
Etymology: from broad.
Low walks the sun, and broadens by degrees,
Just o’er the verge of day. James Thomson, Summer, l. 1605.
To broaden means to expand, enhance, or increase in scope, range, or extent in various aspects such as knowledge, understanding, experience, etc. It involves making something wider or more comprehensive, often for better accessibility and inclusivity.
to grow broad; to become broader or wider
to make broad or broader; to render more broad or comprehensive
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Broaden is ranked #35057 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Broaden surname appeared 643 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Broaden.
92.8% or 597 total occurrences were Black.
3.2% or 21 total occurrences were White.
2% or 13 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.7% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of broaden in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of broaden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
The family is changing not disappearing. We have to broaden our understanding of it, look for the new metaphors.
Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.
Men will not believe because they will not broaden their minds
We focus primarily on the defensive, but I think now we're at a tipping point where we not only need to continue to build on the defensive capability, but we've also got to broaden our capabilities to provide policymakers and operational commanders with a broader range of options.
You must learn day by day, year by year to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about, the more you have left when anything happens.
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