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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. Queensland Reds utility Karmichael Hunt:

    Following extensive consultation with Karmichael over the weekend, we have determined that it continues to be best for Karmichael's welfare that he is not available for selection this Friday, as this highly complicated matter is due before the courts and is part of a wider and ongoing investigation by the Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission, we will continue not to prejudice the player's legal or contractual rights and we will apply the principles of natural justice.

  2. Patrick Murray:

    Gillibrand simply lacks the star power or national prominence that would lead to extensive free media time.

  3. Eric Harden:

    We believe the most impact is made by targeting the mid- to upper-level hierarchy of the gang and removing them, once removed, it causes a disorganization of the gang, where it suppresses their activity for an extensive amount of time until another leader is developed or steps up.

  4. Mary Tavarozzi:

    We've seen many employers expanding their amount of paid leave available, but it would be a small number of industries with a relatively small-to-medium size population that could afford to do something as extensive as Netflix Inc.

  5. Holly Thomas:

    As with any public event in New York City, security elements are extensive - from the very visible presence of law enforcement officers to wide-ranging behind-the-scenes security operations.

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