Most members leaving the meeting seemed to be broadly supportive of the leadership's bill, none openly opposed it.
World leaders, businesses, and economists have broadly supported the case for retaining the union.
Well, again, I would argue that young people think this because it is broadly true.
Adderall—and, broadly, study drugs and the mystique surrounding them—is at its annual high-water mark this finals season.
I think that Professor Quiggin and I are broadly in agreement: this sort of stuff happens in markets.
At whatever height they form, clouds may be broadly considered as of two species only, massive and striated.
And then he was at her stirrup, smiling up at her broadly and cordially.
In this book the career of a student in a London Medical College is traced in a broadly humorous manner.
I have roughly and broadly put it before you in its darkness.
In this book an attempt has been made to trace the same ideas in the last period of European history, broadly speaking since 1870.
Old English brad "broad, flat, open, extended," from Proto-Germanic *braithaz (cf. Old Frisian bred, Old Norse breiðr, Dutch breed, German breit, Gothic brouþs), of unknown origin. Not found outside Germanic languages. No clear distinction in sense from wide. Related: Broadly. Broad-brim as a style of hat (1680s, broad-brimmed) in 18c.-19c. suggested "Quaker male" from their characteristic attire.
"woman," slang, 1911, perhaps suggestive of broad (adj.) hips, but it also might trace to American English abroadwife, word for a woman (often a slave) away from her husband. Earliest use of the slang word suggests immorality or coarse, low-class women. Because of this negative association, and the rise of women's athletics, the track and field broad jump was changed to the long jump c.1967.
[1910+; probably from the notion ''broad in the beam'']