Abroad

Definition of Abroad

A`broad´
adv.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.
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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