What does Comprehensive mean?

Definitions for Comprehensiveˌkɒm prɪˈhɛn sɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Comprehensive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comprehensive examination, comprehensive, comp(adj)

    an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge

    "she took her comps in English literature"

  2. comprehensive(adj)

    including all or everything

    "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education"

  3. comprehensive(adj)

    broad in scope

    "a comprehensive survey of world affairs"

Wiktionary

  1. comprehensive(Noun)

    A comprehensive school.

  2. comprehensive(Adjective)

    Broadly or completely covering; including a large proportion of something.

  3. Origin: From comprehensivus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comprehensive(adj)

    including much; comprising many things; having a wide scope or a full view

  2. Comprehensive(adj)

    having the power to comprehend or understand many things

  3. Comprehensive(adj)

    possessing peculiarities that are characteristic of several diverse groups

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Comprehensive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2836

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Comprehensive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4752

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Comprehensive' in Adjectives Frequency: #387

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Comprehensive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Comprehensive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeroen Dijsselbloem:

    A comprehensive and detailed list of reforms is needed, a comprehensive deal is necessary before any disbursement can take place ... We are all aware that time is running out.

  2. Deutsche Bank:

    Morgan Stanley is proud of its comprehensive approach to risk management, which has enabled the firm to manage its commodities business prudently and effectively over the last three decades.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    People often extending their support to a person forms a comprehensive report about his or her level of mind power through their weighted arithmetic mean brain size as who he or she is-Wise Or Otherwise.

  4. Franklin Pierce:

    The founders of the Republic dealt with things as they were presented to them, in a spirit of self-sacrificing patriotism, and, as time has proved, with a comprehensive wisdom which it will always be safe for us to consult.

  5. R. Buckminster Fuller, Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth, 1963:

    Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking.

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