from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Large in extent, range, or amount.
- adj. Of or relating to the cultivation of vast areas of land with a minimum of labor or expense.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. In the nature of an extent, wide, widespread.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having wide extent; of much superficial extent; expanded; large; broad; wide; comprehensive
- adj. Capable of being extended.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That may be extended or spread out; extensible.
- Having considerable extent; wide; large; embracing a wide area or a great number of objects; diffusive: as, an extensive farm; an extensive sphere of operations; extensive benevolence.
- Pertaining to or characterized by extension in space or in any quantity; having extent or extension.
- Pertaining to logical extension.
- Logical extension.
- In agriculture, noting that method of farming or husbandry in which relatively small crops or returns of any kind are taken from large areas with a minimum of labor and expense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor
- adj. broad in scope or content
- adj. large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
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