a·broad /əˈbrɔd/ 副詞
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. “Another prince . . . was living 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.
adj : in a foreign country; "markets abroad"; "overseas markets"
adv 1: to or in a foreign country; "they had never travelled
2: far away from home or one's usual surroundings; "looking
afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall [syn: afield]
3: in a place across an ocean [syn: overseas, beyond the sea,
over the sea]