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broaden

broad·en

broaden

 
 
pronunciation:
braw dn
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: broadened, broadening, broadens
definition: to make or become broad.
Travel broadened his outlook.The crew is broadening the highway.
synonyms:
widen
antonyms:
limit, narrow
similar words:
augment, dilate, enlarge, expand, extend, increase, spread, stretch
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derivation: broadener (n.)
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