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abroad

[ uh-brawd ]SEE DEFINITION OF abroad

Synonyms for abroad

  • away
  • elsewhere
  • overseas
  • in foreign lands
  • in foreign parts
  • out of the country
  • touring
  • traveling
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Antonyms for abroad

  • at home
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABROAD

They tried it out at home and when it proved a success, they carried it abroad.

I am going away, God only knows where; it may be abroad, it may not.

My physician and my guardian, not knowing what else to do with me, sent me abroad.

The inference is that he was imported from abroad for the purpose of committing this outrage.

A stern, uncompromising, and solemn spirit of inquiry is abroad.

On this Fourth of July morning, Tip was up and abroad very early.

There, she is entirely removed from my influence: not so abroad; not so under your roof.

I was abroad that night, watchin' the stars, an' I see it all.

Perhaps some day your husband will take you abroad for a fortnight now and then.

I have seen her abroad, and I have seen her at home, but I know nothing of her.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., "widely apart," from Old English on brede, which meant something like "at wide" (see broad (adj.)). The sense "out of doors, away from home" (late 14c.) led to the main modern sense of "out of one's country, overseas" (mid-15c.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ABROAD

away

adverbin another direction; at a distance

distant

adjectivefaraway
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