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BROADENING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does broadening mean? 

BROADENING (noun)
  The noun BROADENING has 3 senses:

1. the act of making something wider
2. the action of making broader
3. an increase in width

  Familiarity information: BROADENING used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


BROADENING (noun)


Sense 1broadening [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of making something wider

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

broadening; widening

Hypernyms ("broadening" is a kind of...):

change of shape (an action that changes the shape of something)


Sense 2broadening [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The action of making broader

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

the broadening of travel

Hypernyms ("broadening" is a kind of...):

development (act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining)


Sense 3broadening [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An increase in width

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

widening; broadening

Hypernyms ("broadening" is a kind of...):

growth; increase; increment (a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important)


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