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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extensivelyadverb

    in a widespread way

    "oxidation ponds are extensively used for sewage treatment in the Midwest"


  1. extensivelyadverb

    In an extensive manner, widely.

    He has read and traveled extensively.

  2. extensivelyadverb

    To a great extent.

    He became more extensively involved than he intended.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Extensivelyadverb

    Widely; largely.

    Etymology: from extensive.

    ’Tis impossible for any to pass a right judgment concerning them, without entering into most of these circumstances, and surveying them extensively, and comparing and balancing them all aright. Isaac Watts, Improvement of the Mind.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extensivelyadverb

    to a great extent; widely; largely; as, a story is extensively circulated

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of extensively in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of extensively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of extensively in a Sentence

  1. The Security Council:

    The members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern at the continued high level of violence in Syria and condemned all violence directed against civilians and civilian infrastructure, including medical facilities, they expressed outrage at all attacks against civilians, as well as indiscriminate attacks, including those involving shelling and aerial bombardment, such as the use of barrel bombs, which have reportedly been extensively used in recent days in Aleppo.

  2. Samuel Essien-Baidoo:

    Their kidneys were damaged, some extensively.

  3. Caitlin Sutherland:

    CDC officials conducted comprehensive reviews of literature and extensively studied what happened during school openings in the fall and in Europe.

  4. Governor Cuomo:

    Obviously, I am aware of what is going on with Andrew Cuomo, and obviously I can not cover it because he is Andrew Cuomo. Now, of course CNN has to cover it. They have covered it extensively and they will continue to do so. I have always cared very deeply about these issues, and profoundly so. I just want to tell you that.

  5. Ron Klain:

    Michael Phillips haven't really tested extensively. Michael Phillips don't know how widespread it is. If you don't test, you're not going to find it, i think what's clear is however many cases there are here now, there are going to be more.

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