broadly


broadly
Synonyms and related words:
abroad, absurdly, all in all, all joking aside, all things considered, altogether, amusingly, as a rule, as a whole, as an approximation, at large, bizarrely, bluffly, bluntly, broadly speaking, brusquely, by and large, candidly, chiefly, comically, commonly, directly, distantly and broadly, drolly, eccentrically, extensively, far and near, far and wide, farcically, frankly, funnily, generally, generally speaking, genuinely, humorously, in all conscience, in all seriousness, in general, in plain English, in plain words, incongruously, indecisively, indefinably, indefinitely, indeterminably, indistinctly, infinitely, laughably, mainly, mostly, normally, obscurely, on all sides, on balance, on every side, on the whole, openheartedly, openly, ordinarily, outspokenly, overall, plain-spokenly, plainly, predominantly, prevailingly, quaintly, ridiculously, right and left, roughly, roughly speaking, roundly, routinely, sincerely, speaking generally, straightforwardly, unconstrainedly, unreservedly, unrestrainedly, usually, vaguely, vastly, whimsically, wide, widely, with no nonsense, wittily

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Broadly — Broad ly, adv. In a broad manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broadly — broad|ly [ brɔdli ] adverb ** 1. ) something that is broadly accepted is accepted by most people in a general way, even if they do not agree about all the details: The proposal was broadly welcomed by teachers. a ) something that is broadly true …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • broadly */*/ — UK [ˈbrɔːdlɪ] / US [ˈbrɔdlɪ] adverb 1) a) something that is broadly accepted is accepted by most people in a general way, even if they do not agree about all the details The proposal was broadly welcomed by teachers. b) something that is broadly… …   English dictionary

  • broadly — broad|ly [ˈbro:dli US ˈbro:d ] adv 1.) in a general way, relating to the main facts rather than details ▪ She knows broadly what to expect. broadly similar/comparable/equivalent etc ▪ We reached broadly similar conclusions. ▪ Broadly speaking ,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • broadly — adverb 1 in a general way, covering the main facts rather than details: She knows broadly what to expect. | broadly speaking: There are, broadly speaking, four types of champagne. | broadly similar: We reached broadly similar conclusions. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • broadly — [[t]brɔ͟ːdli[/t]] ADV GRADED: ADV with cl You can use broadly to indicate that something is generally true. → See also broad The President broadly got what he wanted out of his meeting... The idea that software is capable of any task is broadly… …   English dictionary

  • broadly — adv. Broadly is used with these adjectives: ↑accurate, ↑analogous, ↑applicable, ↑chronological, ↑comparable, ↑consistent, ↑contemporary, ↑correct, ↑educated, ↑equivalent, ↑favourable …   Collocations dictionary

  • broadly — [ˈbrɔːdli] adv 1) in a general way, although not in every detail The proposal was broadly welcomed by teachers.[/ex] 2) in a way that includes a large number of people or things a broadly based committee[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • broadly — adv. in a broad manner; widely (grinned broadly). Phrases and idioms: broadly speaking disregarding minor exceptions …   Useful english dictionary

  • broadly — broad ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a distance larger than usual from side to side; wide. 2) of a specified distance wide. 3) large in area or scope. 4) without detail; general. 5) (of a hint) clear and unambiguous. 6) (of a regional accent) very… …   English terms dictionary


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