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Comprehensive

Comprehensive Meaning & Definition
Comprehensive Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Comprehensive?

[adj] being the most comprehensive of its class; "an unabridged dictionary"
[adj] including all or everything; "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education"
[adj] broad in scope; "a comprehensive survey of world affairs"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Comprehensive: across-the-board | all-around(a) | all-embracing | all-encompassing | all-inclusive | all-round(a) | blanket(a) | broad | cosmopolitan | door-to-door | ecumenical | encompassing | encyclopaedic | encyclopedic | extensive | far-reaching | general | house-to-house | inclusive | large | oecumenical | omnibus(a) | panoptic | plenary | spaciotemporal | spatiotemporal | super | sweeping | umbrella | unabridged | universal | well-rounded | wide | worldwide

Related Terms | Find terms related to Comprehensive: absolute | across-the-board | aggregate | all | all-comprehensive | all-embracing | all-encompassing | all-inclusive | all-out | all-pervading | ample | blanket | born | broad | broad-based | capacious | clean | clear | coincident | compact | compendious | complete | concurrent | congenital | conjoint | conjugate | conjunct | consequential | considerable | consummate | copious | corporate | deep | deep-dyed | downright | dyed-in-the-wool | egregious | encompassing | encyclopedic | entire | exhaustive | expansive | extensive | full | generous | global | grand | grave | great | gross | heavy | holistic | inclusive | integral | integrated | intense | intensive | irresistible | joined | joint | main | maximum | mighty | omnibus | omnipresent | one | one and indivisible | out-and-out | outright | overall | over-all | panoramic | perfect | pervasive | plain | plenary | plumb | powerful | pure | radical | regular | serious | sheer | spacious | straight | strong | sweeping | synoptic | thorough | thoroughgoing | through-and-through | total | ubiquitous | unconditional | universal | unmitigated | unqualified | unreserved | unrestricted | utter | veritable | voluminous | whole | wholesale | wide | without exception | without omission

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Comprehensive In Webster's Dictionary

\Com`pre*hen"sive\, a. [Cf. F. compr['e]hensif.] 1. Including much; comprising many things; having a wide scope or a full view. A very comprehensive definition. --Bentley. Large and comprehensive idea. --Channing. 2. Having the power to comprehend or understand many things. ``His comprehensive head.'' --Pope. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Possessing peculiarities that are characteristic of several diverse groups. Note: The term is applied chiefly to early fossil groups which have a combination of structures that appear in more fully developed or specialized forms in later groups. Synthetic, as used by Agassiz, is nearly synonymous. Syn: Extensive; wide; large; full; compendious.

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