verb (used with or without object)
Words nearby broaden
OTHER WORDS FROM broadeno·ver·broad·en, verbre·broad·en, verbun·broad·ened, adjective
Examples from the Web for broadened
Special praise goes to Kudrow for the way she broadened the scope of Valerie Cherish in Season 2.‘The Comeback’ Finale: Give Lisa Kudrow All of the Awards|Kevin Fallon|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Use of the word apartheid in the world has broadened and softened, referring to just about anything that means separation.
In 2005, the affirmative self-defense was broadened under the so-called Stand Your Ground Statutes.Why Protest ‘Stand Your Ground’ When It Wasn’t Used by Killers?|Ron Christie|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just a few weeks ago, Belgium broadened its existing law to include the possibility of euthanasia for children of all ages.The Dutch Debate Doctor-Assisted Suicide For Depression|Nadette De Visser|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For example, he authorized conjugal visits for prisoners for the first time in the state and broadened environmental protection.
Here the stream has been broadened out into a lake of some depth and size, and holds some very large fish.A Cotswold Village|J. Arthur Gibbs
A quizzical smile just curled his lips, and it broadened into a laugh as he saw my own rather shamefaced smile of understanding.The Plum Tree|David Graham Phillips
The man who goes to France to-day will come back with a broadened mind, be he a chaplain or be he a fighter.Private Peat|Harold R. Peat
The mind of Nasmyth had not broadened with the years, but neither had its natural force abated, nor that of his character either.A Thief in the Night|E. W. Hornung
It had also lengthened his limbs, deepened his chest, and broadened his shoulders.Charlie to the Rescue|R.M. Ballantyne