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Definitions of broadly

  1.   without regard to specific details or exceptions; " he interprets the law broadly"
  2.   In a broad manner.
  3.   in a wide fashion; " he smiled broadly"

Quotes of broadly

  1. That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been. – Lascelles Abercrombie
  2. We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization. – Kofi Annan
  3. But what is drama? Broadly speaking, it is whatever by imitative action rouses interest or gives pleasure. – George P. Baker
  4. Make your creed simply and broadly out of the revelation of God, and you will keep it to the end. – Phillips Brooks
  5. Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all. – Winston Churchill
  6. The government's objective, broadly expressed, is that all persons, whatever their level of ability, whether they live in town or country, have a right as citizens to a free education of the kind for which they are best fitted and to the fullest extent of their powers. – Peter Fraser
  7. Some in my party threaten to send a message that they don't know a just war when they see it, and more broadly that they're not prepared to use our military strength to protect our security and the cause of freedom. – Joe Lieberman
  8. President Bush's war on Iraq is viewed broadly in Islamic communities as an attack on Islam, and thus the President has alienated a large part of one fifth of the world's population. – John Olver
  9. A lot of what used to be known as gay culture- broadly speaking, homoeroticism and being camp- has been brought into mainstream culture. I think we should be moving to an era where it's just sex. – Neil Tennant
  10. Because some people have sex with people of the same sex, an entire culture has been created, broadly speaking, out of oppression. Which in a rational world would not be an issue. – Neil Tennant
  11. Every news organization should ideally be as broadly representative as possible. – Judy Woodruff

Usage examples for broadly

  1. The former, painted originally for the Cathedral, is a life- sized, very broadly painted figure, somewhat coarse in execution, but exceedingly powerful. ” – Luca Signorelli by Maud Cruttwell
  2. On this hill the house stood broadly facing the east. ” – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  3. Still, to speak broadly it is true that Home Rule will improve a security already good, and that Home Rule, with financial independence, will make it absolutely impregnable. ” – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  4. The band struck up; the performers, grinning broadly took up their work where they had left off upon the entrance of Teddy Tucker with the giant egg. ” – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  5. “ Mr. Cuthbert smiled broadly and Honora smiled too. ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  6. “ Mr. Spokesly smiled more broadly – Command by William McFee
  7. The Irish woman smiled broadly – Molly Brown's Senior Days by Nell Speed
  8. Thus- " We have not the courage to say broadly that we ourselves have no defects, and that our enemies have no good qualities; but as a matter of fact that is not far from being what we think." ” – Three French Moralists and The Gallantry of France by Edmund Gosse
  9. Captain Derrick smiled broadly – The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance by Marie Corelli
  10. “ Dempsey smiled broadly and seemed embarrassed. ” – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  11. “ I would state it more broadly as the agency of the cell in all living processes. ” – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  12. Yet the truth is clear enough to all broadly truthful and simple natures, which are not bewildered by conventional views of right and wrong. ” – The Empire of Love by W. J. Dawson
  13. “ Mayenne was smiling broadly Monsieur frowning. ” – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  14. Delighting to tease her, he hinted broadly concerning it, but failed to draw Marjorie into questioning him. ” – Marjorie Dean, High School Junior by Pauline Lester
  15. “ " Well, my little man," he said, smiling broadly at Leicester, " did you go to school to- day?" ” – The Dorrance Domain by Carolyn Wells
  16. Which means, broadly that it is difficult to paint a picture, but a great deal more difficult to sell it. ” – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  17. Jason smiled very broadly – The Blue Germ by Martin Swayne
  18. “ Dorothy had remarked that girls, alone, would probably be lost in the great, dark picnic place, for the pine trees grew so close there, the grounds were often called " Twilight Grove"; but Alice only smiled broadly and replied: " You just wait- the woods may be enchanted." ” – Dorothy Dale by Margaret Penrose
  19. He winked broadly as Minna, expressionless and silent, followed him in exactly as a shadow would have followed him and sat primly down in a straight- backed chair by the wall. ” – Deadly City by Paul W. Fairman
  20. But more immediately we will consider what I have broadly defined as the Puritan attitude. ” – An Outline of Sexual Morality by Kenneth Ingram

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