in a general way, relating to the main facts rather than details:
She knows broadly what to expect.
broadly similar/comparable/equivalent etc
We reached broadly similar conclusions.
Broadly speaking, there are four types of champagne.
Independent films are, broadly defined, movies that appeal to sophisticated audiences.
to have a big smile on your face which clearly shows that you are happy or amused
including a range of different things or subjects:
a broadly based school curriculum
We invest broadly to lessen the risk.