verb (used with or without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for broaden
In the past several years, the organization’s focus broadened.Best children’s books of 2020 reveal a growing diversity|Christina Barron, Mary Quattlebaum, Abby McGanney Nolan, Kathie Meizner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The unintended consequence of Google’s conquest to broaden search is limited depth for some.
In May, 2015, Google changed the name of Webmaster Tools to Search Console, which was the first sign — yes, five years ago — of Google broadening the scope.301 redirect: Google Webmasters Central to Google Search Central|Barry Schwartz|November 11, 2020|Search Engine Land
Of the incredible string of amazing people who broadened my horizons throughout my career, none were more impactful than David—who helped me when I was truly new to the game.From mentorship to friendship to love: What I learned from three investing giants|matthewheimer|November 10, 2020|Fortune
We can do that again, adding overlooked crops to the mainstream food supply and working to broaden the agricultural gene pool after centuries of going the other way.New Veggies for a Warming Planet - Issue 92: Frontiers|Viviane Callier|November 4, 2020|Nautilus
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.
He was sure that I was really there, and the gleam of white teeth showed a broadening dog-smile.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
I heard you say the other day that your heart was becoming an island, and the waters round it broadening every day.Julian Home|Dean Frederic W. Farrar
Only Abrahamson, his smile broadening, his cavernous eyes alight, was free from surprise.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
They can be met in but one way: by the breadth and broadening of human reason, by catholicity of taste and culture.
The thoroughfare broadening, for the remainder of the day they pressed forward side by side.Under the Rose|Frederic Stewart Isham