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Definition 1: of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where extensive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • producing wheat under extensive conditions
  • agriculture of the extensive type

Definition 2: broad in scope or content - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where extensive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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
  • granted him wide powers

Synonyms for extensive in the sense of this definition

(extensive is similar to ...) including all or everything

"comprehensive coverage" "a comprehensive history of the revolution" "a comprehensive survey" "a comprehensive education"

Definition 3: large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where extensive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for extensive in the sense of this definition

(extensive is similar to ...) above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

"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"

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