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Synonyms for comprehensive
ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛn sɪvcom·pre·hen·sive

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  1. comprehensiveadjective

    Broadly or completely covering; including a large proportion of something.

    exhaustive, all-encompassing, thorough

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. comprehensive

    wide, ample, general, extensive, large, broad, all, embracing, generic, significant, capacious, inclusive, compendious, pregnant

    narrow, restricted, shallow, exclusive, adversative, exceptive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comprehensive examination, comprehensive, compadjective

    an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge

    "she took her comps in English literature"

    comprehensive examination, comp

    incomprehensive, noncomprehensive, limited, exclusive

  2. comprehensiveadjective

    including all or everything

    "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education"

    limited, noncomprehensive, incomprehensive, exclusive

  3. comprehensiveadjective

    broad in scope

    "a comprehensive survey of world affairs"

    exclusive, incomprehensive, limited, noncomprehensive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. comprehensiveadjective

    extensive, wide, broad, large, capacious, full

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  1. Robert McDonald:

    I'm convinced that our comprehensive reforms will enable us to better meet the needs of our Veterans because we will be looking at everything we do through their eyes. We owe them nothing less.

  2. Paul Wertheimer:

    The only reason why I’m here is to put my face and my body here in front. Am I the man who should be held accountable? Did I build something … I mean what am I going to say to that? Should I be held accountable? I can barely stand here right now. the scandal is a lack of comprehensive crowd safety laws and the failure of public officials to enforce those that exist.

  3. Mieko Ishikawa:

    There's no comprehensive policy on the part of the government, and there are gaps in the system's transparency, efficiency and independence.

  4. American Bar Association:

    What we’ve asked the Justice Department to do is take a fresh look, a comprehensive look, into what has occurred to basically leave no stone unturned into investigating possible violations, and if any are found to take the appropriate action as they would in any other matter.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    We’d be glad to do comprehensive immigration reform, like the Senate bill from 2013, that has more of what both sides want but that will take time, there is an immediate need to protect the DACA recipients, so the deal will be more narrow than that.

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