|Origin:||brede 'breadth' (11-19 centuries) (from Old English brædu, from brad; BROAD1) + -th (as in length)|
1 [uncountable and countable]
the distance from one side of something to the other [= width; ↪ broad, depth, length]
the breadth of the river
5 metres/3 feet etc in breadth
The boat measured fifteen feet in length and four feet in breadth.
the quality of including a lot of different people, things, or ideas [↪ broad, depth]
The job wasn't giving him the breadth of experience he wanted.
His breadth of knowledge was amazing.
a politician known for his breadth of vision
We need to provide more breadth in the college curriculum.