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Extensive meaning

extensive - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. Having wide extent; of much superficial extent; expanded; large; broad; wide; comprehensive; as, an extensive farm; an extensive lake; an extensive sphere of operations; extensive benevolence; extensive greatness.
  2. 2. Capable of being extended.
  3. 3. Wide; large; ample.

extensive - examples of usage

  1. Bailiff's wives and daughters: these are not supposed, on extensive farms, to work in the field. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. It was in this way that the squire got a high value out of his by no means extensive rents. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. The measure thus proposed was quite too extensive in its nature to have been carried into effect. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
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