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"


  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


  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. Utah Senator Orrin Hatch:

    For too long, we've said 'Comprehensive or nothing,'.

  2. Timothy Hoyt:

    All of these survivors need comprehensive care, regardless of gender.

  3. Michael Botticelli:

    We are dealing with an opioid epidemic, and we need a comprehensive response.

  4. Dick Durbin:

    It would be unrealistic to think we could address comprehensive reform in 14 days.

  5. State John Kerry:

    We're here because we believe we're making real progress toward a comprehensive deal.

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