: 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
- The storm caused extensive damage.
- an extensive series of tests
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Related to EXTENSIVE
- broad, deep, expansive, extended, far-flung, far-reaching, rangy, sweeping, wide, wide-ranging, widespread
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