1 including all or everything; "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education" [ant: noncomprehensive]
2 broad in scope; "a comprehensive survey of world affairs"
3 being the most comprehensive of its class; "an unabridged dictionary"
EtymologySee English to comprehend.
- Hyphenation: com·pre·hen·sive
- comprehensively (adverb)
Comprehensive may refer to:
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