HyperDic: comprehensive

English > 3 senses of the word comprehensive:
ADJECTIVEallcomprehensiveincluding all or everything
allcomprehensivebroad in scope
NOUNcommunicationcomprehensive, comprehensive examination, compan intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge
comprehensive > pronunciation
Soundskaa.mpriyhheh'nsihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > comprehensive: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIncluding all or everything.
Examples
  • "comprehensive coverage"
  • "a comprehensive history of the revolution"
  • "a comprehensive survey"
  • "a comprehensive education"
Attribute ofcomprehensiveness, fullnesscompleteness over a broad scope
Narroweracross-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wideBroad in scope or content
all-around, all-round, well-roundedmany-sided
citywideOccurring or extending throughout a city
cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide, world-wideOf worldwide scope or applicability
countrywide, nationwideOccurring or extending throughout a country or nation
countywideOccurring or extending throughout a county
door-to-door, house-to-houseomitting no one
encyclopedic, encyclopaedicBroad in scope or content
largeHaving broad power and range and scope
omnibusProviding for many things at once
plenaryFull in all respects
schoolwideOccurring or extending throughout a school
spatiotemporal, spaciotemporalExisting in both space and time
statewideOccurring or extending throughout a state / state
superIncluding more than a specified category / category
umbrellaCovering or applying simultaneously to a number of similar items or elements or groups
See alsocompleteHaving every necessary or normal part or component or step
generalapplying to all or most members of a category / category or group
wide, broadHaving great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
Oppositenoncomprehensive, incomprehensivenot comprehensive
Spanishcompleto, extenso, global
Nounscomprehensivenesscompleteness over a broad scope
Adverbscomprehensivelyin an all-inclusive manner
Verbscomprehendinclude in scope
English > comprehensive: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBroad in scope.
Example"a comprehensive survey of world affairs"
BroaderinclusiveIncluding much or everything
Nounscomprehensiveness, largenessthe capacity to understand a broad range of topics
Verbscomprehendinclude in scope
English > comprehensive: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge.
Synonymscomprehensive examination, comp
Broaderexamination, exam, testA set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
Spanishexhaustivo

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