comprehensive

  • 1 comprehensive — com·pre·hen·sive /ˌkäm pri hen siv/ adj: covering completely or broadly a comprehensive insurance policy Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. comprehensive …

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  • 2 Comprehensive — Com pre*hen sive, a. [Cf. F. compr[ e]hensif.] 1. Including much; comprising many things; having a wide scope or a full view. [1913 Webster] A very comprehensive definition. Bentley. [1913 Webster] Large and comprehensive idea. Channing. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Comprehensive — may refer to: Comprehensive layout, the page layout of a proposed design as initially presented by the designer to a client Comprehensive school, a state school that does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude… …

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  • 4 comprehensive — [käm΄prəhen′siv] adj. [LL comprehensivus] 1. dealing with all or many of the relevant details; including much; inclusive [a comprehensive survey] 2. able to comprehend fully [a comprehensive mind] 3. of or designating property insurance that… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 comprehensive — ► ADJECTIVE 1) including or dealing with all or nearly all aspects of something. 2) Brit. (of a system of secondary education) in which children of all abilities are educated in one school. 3) (of motor vehicle insurance) providing cover for most …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 comprehensive — containing much, 1610s, from Fr. comprehénsif, from L.L. comprehensivus, from comprehens , pp. stem of L. comprehendere (see COMPREHEND (Cf. comprehend)). Related: Comprehensively (mid 15c.); comprehensiveness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 comprehensive — [adj] inclusive absolute, across the board*, all embracing, all inclusive, blanket, broad, catholic, compendious, complete, comprising, containing, discursive, encircling, encyclopedic, exhaustive, expansive, extensive, far reaching, full,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 comprehensive — com|pre|hen|sive W3 [ˌkɔmprıˈhensıv US ˌka:m ] adj 1.) including all the necessary facts, details, or problems that need to be dealt with = ↑thorough ▪ We offer our customers a comprehensive range of financial products. ▪ a comprehensive guide to …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 comprehensive — [[t]kɒ̱mprɪhe̱nsɪv[/t]] ♦♦♦ comprehensives 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is comprehensive includes everything that is needed or relevant. The Rough Guide to Nepal is a comprehensive guide to the region. Syn: complete Ant: partial 2) N COUNT: oft… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 comprehensive */*/ — UK [ˌkɒmprɪˈhensɪv] / US [ˌkɑmprəˈhensɪv] adjective 1) including many details or aspects of something We offer a comprehensive range of goods and services. a comprehensive guide to university courses a comprehensive strategic review 2) British… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 comprehensive — com|pre|hen|sive [ ,kamprə hensıv ] adjective ** 1. ) including many details or aspects of something: We offer a comprehensive range of goods and services. a comprehensive guide to courses in U.S. universities a comprehensive policy review 2. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 comprehensive — adjective 1 including all the necessary facts, details, or problems that need to be dealt with; thorough: There was a comprehensive inspection of the nuclear plant. | comprehensive study/list/coverage etc: a comprehensive account of the events… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 comprehensive — adjective Date: 1614 1. covering completely or broadly ; inclusive < comprehensive examinations > < comprehensive insurance > 2. having or exhibiting wide mental grasp < comprehensive knowledge > • comprehensively …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 compréhensive — ● compréhensif, compréhensive adjectif (bas latin comprehensivus) Qui comprend et excuse volontiers les gens, qui admet le point de vue des autres ; tolérant, indulgent : Avoir des parents compréhensifs. Relatif à la compréhension d un concept.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 15 comprehensive — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ The list is fairly comprehensive. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 comprehensive — adj. & n. adj. 1 complete; including all or nearly all elements, aspects, etc. (a comprehensive grasp of the subject). 2 of or relating to understanding (the comprehensive faculty). 3 (of motor vehicle insurance) providing complete protection. n …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 comprehensive — comprehensively, adv. comprehensiveness, n. /kom pri hen siv/, adj. 1. of large scope; covering or involving much; inclusive: a comprehensive study of world affairs. 2. comprehending mentally; having an extensive mental range or grasp. 3.… …

    Universalium

  • 18 comprehensive — [ˌkɒmprɪˈhensɪv] adj I including everything a comprehensive guide to university courses[/ex] II noun [C] comprehensive [ˌkɒmprɪˈhensɪv]; compreˈhensive ˌschool in the UK, a school for students of different levels of ability between the ages of 11 …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 comprehensive — com•pre•hen•sive [[t]ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛn sɪv[/t]] adj. 1) of large scope; covering much; inclusive: a comprehensive study[/ex] 2) having or marked by an extensive mental range or grasp: comprehensive understanding[/ex] 3) bus (of insurance) providing… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 comprehensive — 1. adjective /kɒmpɹɪˈhɛnsɪv,kɑmpɹəˈhɛnsɪv/ Broadly or completely covering; including a large proportion of something. Syn: exhaustive, thorough 2. noun /kɒmpɹɪˈhɛnsɪv,kɑmpɹəˈhɛnsɪv/ A comprehensive sc …

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