Synonyms for thorough

Synonyms for (adjective) thorough

Synonyms: thorough

Definition: painstakingly careful and accurate

Usage: our accountant is thorough; thorough research

Similar words: careful

Definition: exercising caution or showing care or attention

Usage: they were careful when crossing the busy street; be careful to keep her shoes clean; did very careful research; careful art restorers; careful of the rights of others; careful about one's behavior


Synonyms: thorough, thoroughgoing, exhaustive

Definition: performed comprehensively and completely

Usage: an exhaustive study; made a thorough search; thoroughgoing research

Similar words: complete

Definition: having every necessary or normal part or component or step

Usage: a complete meal; a complete wardrobe; a complete set of the Britannica; a complete set of china; a complete defeat; a complete accounting