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English adjective: comprehensive

1. comprehensive including all or everything


SamplesComprehensive coverage.
A comprehensive history of the revolution.
A comprehensive survey.
A comprehensive education.


Similaracross-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 alsobroad, complete, general, wide


Attributecomprehensiveness, fullness


Antonymsincomprehensive, noncomprehensive

2. comprehensive broad in scope


SamplesA comprehensive survey of world affairs.


Similarinclusive


Antonymsexclusive


English noun: comprehensive

1. comprehensive (communication) an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge


SamplesShe took her comps in English literature.


Synonymscomp, comprehensive examination


Broader (hypernym)exam, examination, test









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