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broaden out

TRANSITIVE & INTRANSITIVEleathnaigh verb  c m uleathnaigh amachfairsingigh verb → see broaden

broaden

1 (also broaden out (v + adv) ) verb expand to include more INTRANSITIVEcuir le PhrV  c m uméadaigh verb  c m umy cultural horizons have broadened over the years tá mé tar éis cur le mo thuiscint ar chúrsaí cultúrtha le himeacht na mblianta, tá méadú tagtha ar mo thuiscint ar chúrsaí cultúrtha leis na blianta 2 (also broaden out (v + adv) ) verb cause (sth) to expand TRANSITIVEleathnaigh verb  c m ucuir le PhrV  c m uit's an effort to broaden the scope of the plan iarracht atá ann scóip an phlean a leathnú, iarracht atá ann cur le scóip an phleanthey want to broaden the appeal of their music tá siad ag iarraidh a chinntiú go mbeidh glacadh ag níos mó daoine lena gcuid ceoil
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3 (also broaden out (v + adv) ) verb become wider INTRANSITIVEleathnaigh verb  c m uleath verb  c m uthe river broadens as it enters the estuary leathnaíonn an abhainn nuair a théann sí isteach san inbhearfurther south the footpath broadens out tá an cosán níos leithne níos faide ó dheasher smile broadened leath meangadh gáire uirthi 4 (also broaden out (v + adv) ) verb make (sth) wider TRANSITIVEleathnaigh verb  c m uto broaden a road bóthar a leathnú, bóthar a dhéanamh níos leithne
phrases

to broaden your horizons

you need to broaden your horizons ní mór duit rudaí nua a ghabháil chugat féin