Origin of comprehensive
Synonyms for comprehensive
Related Words for comprehensivelychiefly, generally, mostly, widely, principally, broadly, predominantly, intensely, very, fully, intensively, wholly, completely, carefully, earnestly, highly, extremely, scrupulously, painstakingly, conscientiously
Examples from the Web for comprehensively
Contemporary Examples of comprehensively
He was comprehensively out-foxed by Salmond, the Scottish National Party leader, who now finds himself in a win-win position.Anarchy for the U.K.? British Leaders Panicking Over Scottish Vote for Independence
September 10, 2014
No news organization covered September 11, during or since, as comprehensively or as poignantly as the Times did.Inside Tania Head’s Terrible 9/11 Lie: ‘The Woman Who Wasn’t There’
Robin Gaby Fisher, Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr.
April 6, 2012
They were raised in a comprehensively political household, sons of the Marxist historian Ralph Miliband.Brit Brothers Battle for Labour
July 10, 2010
Drainage had not been as comprehensively planned as the London system.The Best of Brit Lit
June 8, 2010
This is the sort of unapologetically practical, comprehensively preventive measure we should be thinking of.Stop Punishing Fliers
December 28, 2009
Historical Examples of comprehensively
She answered Eugene Snow's every question unhesitatingly and comprehensively.Her Father's Daughter
Disko removed his cigar and waved it comprehensively round the cabin."Captains Courageous"
He waved an arm, comprehensively taking in the whole countryside.The Watchers of the Plains
Andrew's face also was full, but rather in places than comprehensively.The Prodigal Father
J. Storer Clouston
"I am afraid of marrying on any means," she says, comprehensively.Red as a Rose is She
"containing much," 1610s, from French comprehénsif, from Late Latin comprehensivus, from comprehens-, past participle stem of Latin comprehendere (see comprehend). Related: Comprehensively (mid-15c.); comprehensiveness.