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Synonyms for extensive
ɪkˈstɛn sɪvex·ten·sive

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. extensive

    Large denotes extension in more than one direction, and beyond the average of the class to which the object belongs; we speak of a large surface or a large solid, but of a long line; a large field, a large room, a large apple, etc. A large man is a man of more than ordinary size; a great man is a man of remarkable mental power. Big is a more emphatic word than large, but of less dignity. We do not say that George Washington was a big man.

    Synonyms:
    abundant, ample, big, broad, bulky, capacious, coarse, colossal, commodious, considerable, enormous, gigantic, grand, great, huge, immense, large, long, massive, spacious, vast, wide

    Antonyms:
    brief, diminutive, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, insignificant, limited, little, mean, microscopic, minute, narrow, paltry, petty, scanty, short, slender, slight, small, tiny, trifling, trivial

Princeton's WordNet3.5 / 6 votes

  1. extensive, extendedadjective

    large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity

    "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"; "extended farm lands"; "surgeons with extended experience"; "they suffered extensive damage"

    Synonyms:
    protracted, extended, elongated, panoptic, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, lengthened, encompassing, broad, lengthy, all-embracing, across-the-board, prolonged, wide, drawn-out, blanket(a)

    Antonyms:
    small, little, incomprehensive, intensive, noncomprehensive

  2. across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wideadjective

    broad in scope or content

    "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"

    Antonyms:
    small, noncomprehensive, little, incomprehensive, intensive

  3. extensiveadjective

    of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor

    "producing wheat under extensive conditions"; "agriculture of the extensive type"

    Synonyms:
    wide, extended, blanket(a), broad, across-the-board, encompassing, all-embracing, panoptic, all-inclusive, all-encompassing

    Antonyms:
    incomprehensive, noncomprehensive, small, intensive, little

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. extensiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    wide, large, broad, comprehensive, capacious, extended, expanded

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How to use extensive in a sentence?

  1. Deutsche Bank:

    Based on Deutsche Bank current knowledge and the results of the extensive searches that have already been conducted, Deutsche Bank has in Deutsche Bank current knowledge possession tax returns.

  2. President Vladimir Putin:

    The Government and its various structures cannot afford such extensive holidays, at least not this year, you know what I am talking about.

  3. Scott Gottlieb:

    These kinds of lab leaks happen all the time, actually, even here in the United States, we’ve had mishaps, and in China, the last six known outbreaks of SARS-1 have been out of labs, including the last known outbreak, which was a pretty extensive outbreak that China initially wouldn’t disclose that it came out of a lab.

  4. Gregory Waters:

    This project has laid bare Facebook’s inability or unwillingness to efficiently address extremist content on their site, the failure to effectively police its platform has allowed Facebook to become a place where extensive IS supporting networks exist, propaganda is disseminated people are radicalized and new supporters are recruited.

  5. Sean Pritchard:

    Across the country the ACLU is pushing for no bail or drastically reduced bail similar to what the hate filled repeat offender Darrell Brooks was out on prior to him running down and killing innocent people at the Waukesha, Wisconsin Christmas parade, if Brooks was held in custody for his most recent offense on a bail amount commensurate with his extensive criminal history then those innocent parade goers would be alive today.


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