Origin of breadth
Examples from the Web for breadth
However, there was sharp disagreement over the breadth of the problem.
Zoe Saldana has also recently praised sci-fi movies for the depth and breadth of women in its ensembles.
A U.S. diplomat once spoke with bitterness of the breadth of his power when negotiating with an uncooperative dictator.This Is Obama’s U.N. Plan to Choke Off ISIS’s Recruits|Kimberly Dozier|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is shocked by the breadth of the havoc unleashed on Gaza and is devastated by the price Palestinians have paid.
A day spent on Ipanema offers a fascinating vision of the breadth and diversity of Rio society, rich and poor.The Girl From Ipanema Is Not Alone: Rio’s Famous Beach Is A Rich, Cultural Kaleidoscope|Brandon Presser|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The breadth of the sea at this point appeared to him to be about six miles.Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum|John Healy
What seems most wanted is breadth, free expansion all round to keep the soul healthy.Household Organization|Florence Caddy
Borasdine and I were of equal height, and neither measured a hair's breadth less than six feet.Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life|Thomas Wallace Knox
And I answered, "I see a book flying; the length thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth thereof ten cubits."The Bible Story|Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Within, the greater souls alone were calm, and a man's worth was set down to a hair's breadth.The Crossing|Winston Churchill
British Dictionary definitions for breadth
Word Origin for breadth
Word Origin and History for breadth
1520s, alteration of brede "breadth," from Old English brædu "breadth, width, extent," from bræd; probably by analogy of long/length.