• adjective: including many, most, or all things
  • adjective: covering 'completely' or broadly
  • synonyms: extensive, full, wide


  • Each patient was 'comprehensively' [='completely, thoroughly'] evaluated.

  • ('Brit') The team was 'comprehensively' [='soundly'] beaten/defeated.

  • Some of his friends attended the local 'comprehensive school'.

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  • (..) Name them. Aren't we done? Are we not done with this? - Will this ever end? - I don't know, Mr. President. A comprehensive plan is already in place. The act was only passed six months ago. So hammer home that impatience only hurts the overall cause. We're... We're getting there. (..)
    2014 Selma