adjective ex·ten·sive \ik-ˈsten(t)-siv\

: large in size or amount : very full or complete

Full Definition of EXTENSIVE

:  having wide or considerable extent <extensive reading>
:  of, relating to, or constituting farming in which large areas of land are utilized with minimum outlay and labor
ex·ten·sive·ly adverb
ex·ten·sive·ness noun

Examples of EXTENSIVE

  1. The storm caused extensive damage.
  2. an extensive series of tests

First Known Use of EXTENSIVE


Rhymes with EXTENSIVE

EXTENSIVENESS Defined for Kids


adjective ex·ten·sive \ik-ˈsten-siv\

Definition of EXTENSIVE for Kids

:  including or affecting many things <The storm caused extensive damage.>


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