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Synonyms for extensive
ɪkˈstɛn sɪvex·ten·sive

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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 WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. extensiveadjective

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

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How to use extensive in a sentence?

  1. Wallingford Police Lt. Cheryl Bradley:

    It was a pretty extensive and fraudulent scam on his part.

  2. Mehdi Hosseini:

    This is not making shirts, this is very sophisticated, it requires dedicated labor and a very extensive supply chain. If electronics companies had to move production outside of China, it would involve significant costs for training workforce and building new infrastructure.

  3. Steve Moss:

    I would say every single school in Bay County has some type of damage, some more extensive than others, some it'll probably take weeks or months to get online. Some it will take years.

  4. Egil Juliussen:

    Only ride-hailing companies have good, extensive data on usage, so automakers want to be connected with that.

  5. Patrick Supanc:

    Overall, we want to give every Amazon customer the option of an alternative delivery location, this will become an extensive network.


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