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Abroad

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Adverb
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a=broad

CIDE DICTIONARY

Abroadadv. [Pref. a- + broad.].
  •  At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space; as, a tree spreads its branches abroad.  [1913 Webster]
    "The fox roams far abroad."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from one's abode; as, to walk abroad.  [1913 Webster]
    "I went to St. James', where another was preaching in the court abroad."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries; as, we have broils at home and enemies abroad.  Macaulay.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Before the public at large; throughout society or the world; here and there; widely.  [1913 Webster]
    "He went out, and began to publish it much, and to blaze abroad the matter."  [1913 Webster]
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.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Abroad, adv.
1 in or to a foreign country or countries.
2 over a wide area; in different directions; everywhere (scatter abroad).
3 at large; freely moving about; in circulation (there is a rumour abroad).
4 archaic in or into the open; out of doors.
5 archaic wide of the mark; erring.

Idiom
from abroad from another country.
Etymology
ME f. A(2) + BROAD

THESAURUS

Abroad

abashed, aberrant, adrift, afield, alfresco, all abroad, all off, all wrong, amiss, askew, astray, at fault, at large, at sea, away, away from home, awry, beside the mark, bewildered, beyond seas, bothered, broadly, clear, clueless, confused, corrupt, deceptive, defective, delusive, deviant, deviational, deviative, discomposed, disconcerted, dismayed, disoriented, distantly and broadly, distorted, distracted, distraught, disturbed, embarrassed, en plein air, errant, erring, erroneous, everywhere, extensively, fallacious, false, far afield, far and near, far and wide, faultful, faulty, flawed, guessing, heretical, heterodox, illogical, illusory, in a fix, in a maze, in a pickle, in a scrape, in a stew, in foreign parts, in the open, infinitely, lost, mazed, nonresident, not in residence, not right, not true, off, off the track, on all sides, on every side, on leave, on sabbatical leave, on the road, on tour, out, out of doors, outdoors, outside, oversea, overseas, peccant, perturbed, perverse, perverted, publicly, put-out, right and left, self-contradictory, straying, turned around, unfactual, unorthodox, unproved, untrue, upset, vastly, wide, widely, without a clue, wrong

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Abroad

Extraneousness

N extraneousness, extrinsicality, exteriority, alienage, alienism, foreign body, foreign substance, foreign element, alien, stranger, intruder, interloper, foreigner, novus homo, newcomer, immigrant, emigrant, creole, Africander, outsider, Dago, wop, mick, polak, greaser, slant, Easterner, Dutchman, tenderfoot, extraneous, foreign, alien, ulterior, tramontane, ultramontane, excluded, inadmissible, exceptional, in foreign parts, in foreign lands, abroad, beyond seas, over sea on one's travels.

Distance

N distance, space, remoteness, farness, far- cry to, longinquity, elongation, offing, background, remote region, removedness, parallax, reach, span, stride, outpost, outskirt, horizon, aphelion, foreign parts, ultima Thule, ne plus ultra, antipodes, long range, giant's stride, dispersion, length, cosmic distance, light-years, distant, far off, far away, remote, telescopic, distal, wide of, stretching to, yon, yonder, ulterior, transmarine, transpontine, transatlantic, transalpine, tramontane, ultramontane, ultramundane, hyperborean, antipodean, inaccessible, out of the way, unapproached, unapproachable, incontiguous, far off, far away, afar, afar off, off, away, a long way off, a great way off, a good way off, wide away, aloof, wide of, clear of, out of the way, out of reach, abroad, yonder, farther, further, beyond, outre mer, over the border, far and wide, over the hills and far away, from pole to pole, to the uttermost parts, to the ends of the earth, out of hearing, nobody knows where, a perte de vue, out of the sphere of, wide of the mark, a far cry to, apart, asunder, wide apart, wide asunder, longo intervallo, at arm's length, distance lends enchantment, it's a long long way to Tipperary, out of sight, out of mind.

Uncertainty

N uncertainty, incertitude, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubitation, dubitancy, dubitousness, hesitation, suspense, perplexity, embarrassment, dilemma, bewilderment, timidity, vacillation, diaporesis, indetermination, vagueness, haze, fog, obscurity, ambiguity, contingency, dependence, dependency, double contingency, possibility upon a possibility, open question, onus probandi, blind bargain, pig in a poke, leap in the dark, something or other, needle in a haystack, needle in a bottle of hay, roving commission, precariousness, fallibility, uncertain, casual, random, changeable, doubtful, dubious, indecisive, unsettled, undecided, undetermined, in suspense, open to discussion, controvertible, in question, vague, indeterminate, indefinite, ambiguous, equivocal, undefined, undefinable, confused, mystic, oracular, dazed, perplexing, enigmatic, paradoxical, apocryphal, problematical, hypothetical, experimental, unpredictable, unforeseeable (unknowable), fallible, questionable, precarious, slippery, ticklish, debatable, disputable, unreliable, untrustworthy, contingent, contingent on, dependent on, subject to, dependent on circumstances, occasional, provisional, unauthentic, unauthenticated, unauthoritative, unascertained, unconfirmed, undemonstrated, untold, uncounted, in a state of uncertainty, in a cloud, in a maze, bushed, off the track, ignorant, afraid to say, out of one's reckoning, astray, adrift, at sea, at fault, at a loss, at one's wit's end, at a nonplus, puzzled, lost, abroad, d_esorient_e, distracted, distraught, pendente lite, sub spe rati, Heaven knows, who can tell? who shall decide when doctors disagr.


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