What does the word comprehensive mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Comprehensiveness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Comprehensively.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Large in scope; inclusive; broad.

Usage examples for comprehensive

  1. She was mute; her eyes held a light, comprehensive and all- embracing; she was beautiful then. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  2. Since the middle of the sixteenth century there have always been plays commonly received as tragedies, and others so closely resembling these that they require consideration in any comprehensive study. – Tragedy by Ashley H. Thorndike