What does extensive mean?

Definitions for extensive
ɪkˈstɛn sɪvex·ten·sive

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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

Examples of extensive in a Sentence

  1. Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman:

    The devastation to the town has been extensive.

  2. Wallingford Police Lt. Cheryl Bradley:

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

  3. Jean Lee:

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

  4. Gavin King:

    After extensive consultation we will remove the house behind me.

  5. Galina Timchenko:

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

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