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. Gavin King:

    After extensive consultation we will remove the house behind me.

  2. Paul Theroux:

    Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind.

  3. Benjamin Disraeli:

    The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do.

  4. Ed Wegel:

    We've done extensive surveys and polling on the name, it has 80% recognition in Miami, and overall it has very positive name recognition still.

  5. Sydney Smith:

    Errors to be dangerous must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation.

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