1. at big; widely; broadly; over a wide space; as, a wood
spreads its divisions abroad. "The fox
2. Without a determined confine; external
the home; away
from one's abode; as, to walk
abroad. "I went
to St. James', where other was preaching in the court abroad." (Evelyn)
3. Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign
countries; as, we have broils at house
and enemies abroad. "Another prince . . . Was living abroad."
4. Till the popular at big; throughout society or the world; here and there; widely. "He went
out, and began to publish it many, and to blaze abroad
the matter." (Mark i. 45) To be abroad. To be wide of the mark; to be at fault; as, you are all abroad
in your guess. To be at a loss or nonplused.
Source: Websters Vocabulary