abroad adv

OE on + brede; see broad, adv.

  1. Broadly; widely; extensively; over a broad or wide surface.
  2. In dispersion.
  3. Out of doors; out in the open air; out of one's house or abode.
  4. In far places; in foreign lands; out of this country; away from this geographic location.

abroad prep

see abroad, adv.

  1. Around; about; through; to various places in (cf. the OED entry).