English adjective: comprehensive
|1.||comprehensive including all or everything|
A comprehensive history of the revolution.
A comprehensive survey.
A comprehensive education.
|Similar||across-the-board, all-around, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, all-round, blanket, broad, citywide, cosmopolitan, countrywide, countywide, door-to-door, ecumenical, encompassing, encyclopaedic, encyclopedic, extensive, general, house-to-house, large, nationwide, oecumenical, omnibus, panoptic, plenary, schoolwide, spaciotemporal, spatiotemporal, statewide, super, umbrella, universal, well-rounded, wide, world-wide, worldwide|
|See also||broad, complete, general, wide|
|2.||comprehensive broad in scope|
|Samples||A comprehensive survey of world affairs.|
English noun: comprehensive
|1.||comprehensive (communication) an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge|
|Samples||She took her comps in English literature.|
|Synonyms||comp, comprehensive examination|
|Broader (hypernym)||exam, examination, test|