- (dated) At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space
- A tree spreads its branches abroad.
- The fox roams far abroad - Matthew Prior
- (dated) Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from one's abode
- to walk abroad
- I went to St. James', where another was preaching in the court abroad - John Evelyn
- 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
- Was it so irreconcilable, Warwick wondered, as still to peal out the curfew bell, which at nine o'clock at night had clamorously warned all negroes, slave or free, that it was unlawful for them to be abroad after that hour, under penalty of imprisonment or whipping?
- Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries.
- We have broils at home and enemies abroad.
- Another prince ... was living abroad - Thomas Babington Macaulay
- (dated) 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 1-45
Synonyms for Abroad
Antonyms for 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
- The translations below need to be checked.
- (neologism) countries or lands abroad
- "Now abroad has entered English as a noun" - The New York Times, "ON LANGUAGE; The Near Abroad", William Safire, May 22, 1994, quoting Christian Caryl