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extensive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of extensive

  1. having considerable extent <a rock hound whose extensive reading enables him to identify just about any rock or mineral> Synonyms broad, deep, expansive, extended, far-flung, far-reaching, rangy, sweeping, wide, wide-ranging, widespread Related Words comprehensive, general, global, inclusive; boundless, endless, infinite, limitless, unlimited; capacious, commodious, roomy, spacious Near Antonyms circumscribed, limited, restricted Antonyms narrow





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