verb (used with or without object)
- broadcast journalism,
Origin of broaden
Examples from the Web for broadening
So I do feel like there is a broadening of our audience a little bit.Inside the Mind of The Mindy Project’s Resident Weirdo, Ike Barinholtz|Kevin Fallon|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beyond the Brick, however, escapes condemnation as a glorified infomercial by broadening the scope of what it aims to accomplish.How LEGO Conquered Hollywood 65 Years After Its Debut|Kevin Fallon|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Singer believes that the changing numbers are a result of broadening the criteria for who is included under an ASD diagnosis.New CDC Report Finds 1 in 68 Children Have Autism Spectrum Disorders, Up 30% From 2012|Emily Shire|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet Morales has managed to harness his popularity to rewrite the national constitution, broadening executive powers.Is Edward Snowden Bound for Bolivia? Evo Morales Sure Seems to Hope So|Eli Lake, Mac Margolis|July 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Proponents, mostly Republicans, see vouchers as leveling the field and broadening choice for families.
The strategy of complementing helps in broadening the interpretation.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
The river wound in and out in the dense forest, now broadening and again narrowing.The Motor Boys in Strange Waters|Clarence Young
It is worth everything to live even for an hour with good and broadening lives.Religious Education in the Family|Henry F. Cope
The days spent in the employ of the Bracebridge household were of a broadening character.Jennie Gerhardt|Theodore Dreiser
The broadening and deepening of the altruistic interests is a familiar feature of adolescent life.College Teaching|Paul Klapper
1727, from broad (adj.) + -en (1). The word seems no older than this date (discovered by Johnson in one of James Thomson's "Seasons" poems); broadened also is first found in the same poet, and past participle adjective broadening is recorded from 1850.