Origin of extensive
Examples from the Web for extensively
Marquis-Boire has extensively researched DaVinci and Finfisher malware, and says Blackshades is a bit different.
On Monday, I showed the Observer article to a law professor who has extensively studied the work of grand juries.The Grand Jury Voting on One Case Every 52 Seconds|Andrew Cohen|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The human cost of low wages is obvious and has been extensively documented.Henry Ford Understood That Raising Wages Would Bring Him More Profit|Daniel Gross|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Taliban used this extensively in their propaganda, thus it affected the mission.Will a Military Panel Show Any Mercy for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales?|Christine Pelisek|August 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Navy researchers have extensively studied how to build “unit cohesion.”The Secrets of Happy Families: Bruce Feiler’s Tips for Parenting|Bruce Feiler|March 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It has long been extensively used by the poorer classes, and in domestic medicine generally.
It has been extensively advertised, I began impressively,but she interrupted me with a laugh.The Sorrows of Satan|Marie Corelli
It is commonly sold for oil of almonds and oil of ben, and is extensively employed to adulterate both.
The method of pile burning is that which is most extensively practised.
They were extensively reprinted and afterwards collected in a volume.
British Dictionary definitions for extensively
- of or relating to logical extension
- (of a definition) in terms of the objects to which the term applies rather than its meaning
Word Origin and History for extensively
"vast, far-reaching;" c.1600 of immaterial, c.1700 of material things; from Late Latin extensivus, from extens-, past participle stem of Latin extendere (see extend). Earlier in a medical sense, "characterized by swelling" (early 15c.). Related: Extensively; extensiveness.