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breadth

 
 
pronunciation:
bredth [or] breth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the distance measured from one side to the other side of something; width.
They measured the length and breadth of the playing field to make sure it was correct.
similar words:
extent
definition 2: extent or size.
We were impressed with the breadth of his knowledge on the subject.
similar words:
dimension, size
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The word breadth contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth " from "warm" and "depth " from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth " from "bear" and "stealth" from "steal").