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Meaning of ABROAD

Pronunciation:  u'brod

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  to or in a foreign country; "they had never travelled abroad"
  2. [adv]  in a place across an ocean
  3. [adv]  far away from home or one's usual surroundings; "looking afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall
  4. [adj]  in a foreign country; "markets abroad"; "overseas markets"

ABROAD is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: afield, beyond the sea, foreign, over the sea, overseas, overseas



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A*broad"\, adv. [Pref. a- + broad.]
1. At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space; as, a tree
   spreads its branches abroad.

         The fox roams far abroad.             --Prior.

2. Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from
   one's abode; as, to walk abroad.

         I went to St. James', where another was preaching in
         the court abroad.                     --Evelyn.

3. Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries; as,
   we have broils at home and enemies abroad. ``Another
   prince . . . was living abroad.'' --Macaulay.

4. Before the public at large; throughout society or the
   world; here and there; widely.

         He went out, and began to publish it much, and to
         blaze abroad the matter.              --Mark i. 45.

{To be abroad}.
   (a) To be wide of the mark; to be at fault; as, you are
       all abroad in your guess.
   (b) To be at a loss or nonplused.

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