broaden

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From broad +‎ -en (verbal suffix).

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broaden (third-person singular simple present broadens, present participle broadening, simple past and past participle broadened)

  1. (transitive) To make broad or broader.
    Travel broadens the mind.
    Synonyms: widen, extend
  2. (intransitive) To become broad or broader.
    The roads gradually broadened as we drove into the countryside.
    Synonym: widen

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