View definitions for broaden


verb as in extend, supplement

Discover More

Example Sentences

At this early point, the United States could have focused on scaling up testing, encouraged university laboratories and private companies to develop additional diagnostic tests, and broadened its criteria for who could be tested, Adalja says.

However, broadened 5G devices and networks alone won’t solve the current consumer need to stay connected.

From Fortune

The move seemed mystifying, but Walmart said owning the short-video app could drive e-commerce sales by broadening its third-party marketplace—though it may be more effective at boosting the company’s growing advertising business.

From Quartz

Then the legacy magazine brand pivoted to video and broadcast television as a way to not only broaden its audience but deepen the brand deals associated with the franchise.

From Digiday

The company points to more than 300 peer-reviewed or independent studies that support its technologies and techniques, and has worked to broaden access to its solution during the pandemic.

From Fortune

You broaden your base, you broaden your message, it shows that you really want to get things done.

On the other hand, this prize does afford us a chance to broaden our horizons beyond the borders of whatever country we live in.

Johnson urged conservatives to tone down their rhetoric to try to broaden the base.

But while Paul may broaden his rhetoric, his outreach is cramped.

You could, I suppose, broaden the definition of “runner-up” to include Romney.

Friendship with such cultured, interesting people would broaden the horizon of my whole life.

A humble man himself, he had made all his sacrifices to broaden the chances for his children.

A foreign business training may broaden a man in some ways, but it leaves his muscles flabby for real home work here in America.

And we have to broaden the field to cover the habitual order of reflective preferences in the community to which we belong.

I merely hope you will broaden your interests enough to include the Red Cross work before it is too late.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to broaden, such as: augment, develop, enlarge, expand, increase, and open up.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.