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Definitions of comprehensive

  1. Comprehensiveness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Comprehensively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. being the most comprehensive of its class; "an unabridged dictionary" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Including much; comprising many things; having a wide scope or a full view. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Having the power to comprehend or understand many things. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Possessing peculiarities that are characteristic of several diverse groups. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Including much; full; complete; as, a comprehensive account of the war. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Having the quality or power of comprehending much: extensive: full. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Able to contain much; extensive; capacious. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Large in scope; inclusive; broad. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Having the quality of comprising much; having the power to comprehead many things at once; extensive; full. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Embracing much; large; full. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for comprehensive

  1. That sounds a little comprehensive but I almost think it's no more than the fact. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  2. His conclusions were brief and comprehensive – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
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