What does extensive mean?

Definitions for extensive
ɪkˈstɛn sɪvex·ten·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extensive, extendedadjective

    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, wideadjective

    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. extensiveadjective

    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. extensiveadjective

    In the nature of an extent, wide, widespread.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extensiveadjective

    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

    Etymology: [L. extensivus: cf. F. extensif. See Extend.]

  2. Extensiveadjective

    capable of being extended

    Etymology: [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

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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

Examples of extensive in a Sentence

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    Well, the working group -- the working group that counts is all 52 of us and we -- we're having extensive meetings, as I said a few minutes ago, every day. Nobody's being excluded based upon gender.

  2. Joe Biden:

    My message is people are not looking for revolution. They're looking for results. I have the most extensive, successful record of getting big things done and big things passed.

  3. Gregory Waters:

    This project has laid bare Facebook’s inability or unwillingness to efficiently address extremist content on their site, the failure to effectively police its platform has allowed Facebook to become a place where extensive IS supporting networks exist, propaganda is disseminated people are radicalized and new supporters are recruited.

  4. Pravir Krishn:

    Every affected person has been listed and this has been put before the Supreme Court and the court has decided, after extensive examination of their cases, what is to be paid and to whom.

  5. Mark Durkan:

    Up to now, we knew there was a substantial 17th century settlement in the fields around Dunluce, what we are now beginning to uncover are traces of earlier and extensive late medieval settlement activity, which are equally as important as the remains of the 17th century Dunluce Town. This provides an exciting new avenue of research to explore as part of our future investigations at Dunluce.

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