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com·pre·hen·sive

comprehensive

 
 
pronunciation:
kam pr hen sihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition: including everything or almost everything; wide in range.
It took him many years to write a comprehensive history of rock music.
 
synonyms:
wide
antonyms:
limited
similar words:
broad, catholic, complete, extensive, full, grand, thorough, universal
derivations: comprehensively (adv.), comprehensiveness (n.)
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The word comprehensive contains the following part:
pris, -prise, prehens, -prehend Latin root that means take, grasp