(noun, adjective)


1. including all or everything

- comprehensive coverage

- a comprehensive history of the revolution

- a comprehensive survey

Similar word(s): complete, blanket, broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide, citywide, countywide, countrywide, nationwide, cosmopolitan, ecumenical, general, oecumenical, universal, worldwide, encyclopaedic, encyclopedic, large, omnibus, plenary, spaciotemporal, spatiotemporal, schoolwide, statewide, super, umbrella, general, broad, wide

2. broad in scope

- a comprehensive survey of world affairs

Similar word(s): inclusive


1. an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge

Similar word(s): comp

Definition categories: communication, exam, examination, test