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Broadly vs. Generally — What's the Difference?

Broadly vs. Generally — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Broadly and Generally

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Broadly

Wide in extent from side to side
A broad river.
Broad shoulders.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

In most cases; usually
The term of a lease is generally 99 years
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Large in expanse; spacious
A broad lawn.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

In general terms; without regard to particulars or exceptions
A decade when France was moving generally to the left
Generally speaking, things have been getting better
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Having a certain width from side to side
A sidewalk three feet broad.
Apr 02, 2022
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Generally

By or to most people; widely
The best scheme is generally reckoned to be the Canadian one
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Full; open
Broad daylight.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

Popularly; widely
Generally known.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Covering a wide scope; general
A broad rule.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

As a rule; usually
The child generally has little to say.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Liberal; tolerant
Had broad views regarding social services.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

For the most part
A generally boring speech.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Relating to or covering the main facts or the essential points
A plan presented in broad outline.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

Without reference to particular instances or details; not specifically
Generally speaking.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Plain and clear; obvious
Gave us a broad hint to leave.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

Popularly or widely.
It is generally known that the Earth is round.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Vulgar; ribald
A broad joke.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

As a rule; usually.
I generally have a walk in the afternoon.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Strikingly regional or dialectal
A broad Southern accent.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

Without reference to specific details.
Generally speaking
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

(Linguistics) Pronounced with the tongue placed low and flat and with the oral cavity wide open, like the a in father.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

In the general case, without exception.
It is generally true that the angles of a triangle sum to 180 degrees.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

A wide flat part, as of one's hand.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

(obsolete) Collectively; as a whole; without omissions.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Offensive Slang A woman or girl.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

In general; commonly; extensively, though not universally; most frequently.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Fully; completely.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

In a general way, or in general relation; in the main; upon the whole; comprehensively.
Generally speaking, they live very quietly.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Widely and openly.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

Collectively; as a whole; without omissions.
I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee.
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

In a wide manner; liberally; in a loose sense.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

Usually; as a rule;
By and large it doesn't rain much here
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

In a broad manner.
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

Without distinction of one from others;
He is interested in snakes in general
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

Without regard to specific details or exceptions;
He interprets the law broadly
Apr 02, 2022

Generally

Without regard to specific details or exceptions;
He interprets the law broadly
Apr 02, 2022

Broadly

In a wide fashion;
He smiled broadly
Apr 02, 2022

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