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1. extensive

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɛnsɪv'] large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity.

Synonyms

  • extended
  • large

Antonyms

  • little
  • narrow
  • exclusive

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Words that Rhyme with Extensive

  • comprehensive
  • inexpensive
  • counteroffensive
  • hypertensive
  • apprehensive
  • inoffensive
  • expensive
  • intensive
  • defensive
  • offensive
  • pensive

How do you spell extensive? Is it exstensive ?

A common misspelling of extensive is exstensive

Example sentences of the word extensive


1. Adjective
Digging an extensive burrow and tunnel system roughly 1 foot below the surface, they are difficult to trap.

Quotes containing the word extensive


1. This airline is grateful for his extensive contributions and we will miss his friendship and support. We extend our deepest sympathies to the Casey family on its personal loss.
- Gerard Arpey

2. Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
- Stephen Jay Gould

3. We pass through this world but once. Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
- Stephen Jay Gould, The Mismeasure of Man

2. extensive

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɛnsɪv'] broad in scope or content.

Synonyms

  • all-encompassing
  • panoptic
  • comprehensive
  • all-inclusive
  • across-the-board
  • broad
  • encompassing
  • all-embracing
  • wide

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • invisible
  • specific
  • incomplete
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