HyperDic: extensive

English > 3 senses of the word extensive:
ADJECTIVEallextensive, extendedlarge in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
allextensive, across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, encompassing, panoptic, widebroad in scope or content
allextensiveof agriculture
extensive > pronunciation
Soundsihksteh'nsihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > extensive: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglarge in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity.
Examples
  • "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"
  • "they suffered extensive damage"
Synonymextended
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishextenso
Catalanextens
Nounsextensivenesslarge / large / large or extensive in breadth or importance or comprehensiveness
Adverbsextensivelyin a widespread way
Verbsextendextend in scope or range or area
English > extensive: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBroad in scope or content.
Synonymsacross-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, encompassing, panoptic, wide
BroadercomprehensiveIncluding all or everything
Spanishamplio, completo, general, global
Catalanampli, complet, general, global
Nounsextensivenesslarge / large / large or extensive in breadth or importance or comprehensiveness
English > extensive: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf agriculture; increasing productivity / productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor.
Examples
  • "producing wheat under extensive conditions"
  • "agriculture of the extensive type"
OppositeintensiveOf agriculture
Spanishextensivo

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