Synonyms for extensive

Synonyms for (adjective) extensive

Synonyms: broad, blanket, extensive, encompassing, panoptic, wide, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, across-the-board

Definition: broad in scope or content

Usage: 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

Similar words: comprehensive

Definition: including all or everything

Usage: comprehensive coverage; a comprehensive history of the revolution; a comprehensive survey; a comprehensive education


Synonyms: extended, extensive

Definition: large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity

Usage: an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England; extended farm lands; surgeons with extended experience; they suffered extensive damage

Similar words: large, big

Definition: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a large city; set out for the big city; a large sum; a big (or large) barn; a large family; big businesses; a big expenditure; a large number of newspapers; a big group of scientists; large areas of the world