What does comprehensive mean?

Definitions for comprehensive
ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛn sɪvcom·pre·hen·sive

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.

    Etymology: From comprehensivus.

  2. comprehensive(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: 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

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How to say comprehensive in sign language?

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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

Examples of comprehensive in a Sentence

  1. Lauren Vazquez:

    For years now local authorities have refused to allow medical marijuana businesses to operate, they often cite the lack of state guidelines as a primary reason. Now that we have comprehensive and uniform regulations, cities should rethink their bans.

  2. Wang Yi:

    Now one potential problem is, given the United States' comprehensive ban on people's coming and going between China and the U.S. Now objectively, this will bring some difficulties to implementing this agreement, i hope that the U.S. will consider this problem, and how to continue to prevent the spread of this epidemic, while not taking unnecessary limitations on trade and people.

  3. Ravi Shah:

    Exercise testing provides a comprehensive look at the entire body, integrating the function of the heart, lungs, muscle, bone, and fat tissue, studies that help us understand how these organ systems interact are crucial to understanding how exercise and fitness may benefit people.

  4. European Commissioner Johannes Hahn:

    It is about a fresh start in our relationship with Turkey in a very comprehensive manner and I hope this can be confirmed in this summit.

  5. Arlan Ettinger:

    It's the best (collection) in the world, it appears that from the very beginning it was always looked at as the most comprehensive assemblage of posters of many different nationalities pertaining to their involvement in World War One.

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