Definitions for extensiveɪkˈstɛn sɪv

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word extensive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. extensive, extended(adj)

    large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity

    "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"; "extended farm lands"; "surgeons with extended experience"; "they suffered extensive damage"

  2. across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide(adj)

    broad in scope or content

    "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"

  3. extensive(adj)

    of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor

    "producing wheat under extensive conditions"; "agriculture of the extensive type"

Wiktionary

  1. extensive(Adjective)

    In the nature of an extent, wide, widespread.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extensive(adj)

    having wide extent; of much superficial extent; expanded; large; broad; wide; comprehensive; as, an extensive farm; an extensive lake; an extensive sphere of operations; extensive benevolence; extensive greatness

  2. Extensive(adj)

    capable of being extended

  3. Origin: [L. extensivus: cf. F. extensif. See Extend.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'extensive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2439

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'extensive' in Adjectives Frequency: #330

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of extensive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of extensive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wallingford Police Lt. Cheryl Bradley:

    It was a pretty extensive and fraudulent scam on his part.

  2. Jean Lee:

    North Korea has a very strict and very extensive penal code.

  3. Gavin King:

    After extensive consultation we will remove the house behind me.

  4. Galina Timchenko:

    Unfortunately climate change is not very interesting to the public, eXTENSIVE WORK.

  5. Michael Osterholm:

    These patients may require extensive medical support for months to many years to come.

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