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Definition of Extensive

Extensive

  1. Having wide extent; of much superficial extent; expanded; large; broad; wide; comprehensive; as, an extensive farm; an extensive lake; an extensive sphere of operations; extensive benevolence; extensive greatness.
  2. Capable of being extended.

Extensive Quotations

I grew up in Marcy Projects in Brooklyn, and my mom and pop had an extensive record collection, so Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder and all of those sounds and souls of Motown filled the house.
Jay-Z

The operations of the federal government will be most extensive and important in times of war and danger; those of the state governments, in times of peace and security.
James Madison

It was a rich and gorgeous sunset - an American sunset; and the ruddy glow of the sky was reflected from some extensive pools of water among the shadowy copses in the meadow below.
Francis Parkman

I do find some of the meanest, most exclusionary people are the nerds. And they rebel against other nerds! What are you doing? As much as I love nerds and the nerd movement, the nerd-on-nerd violence is really bad. A lot of times, nerds are the meanest ones online. And also, the trolling can be very extensive because they're smart.
Chris Hardwick

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
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Extensive Translations

extensive in Afrikaans is uitgestrek
extensive in Dutch is uitgebreid, omvangrijk, veelomvattend
extensive in Finnish is avara
extensive in German is umfangreich, ausgiebig
extensive in Italian is sostanzioso, vasto
extensive in Latin is latus
extensive in Norwegian is utstrakt, vid, omfattende
extensive in Portuguese is extensivo
extensive in Spanish is extensivo, copioso
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