|a.||1.||Having wide extent; of much superficial extent; expanded; large; broad; wide; comprehensive; |
|2.||Capable of being extended.|
|Adj.||1.||extensive - large in spatial extent or range; "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"; "extended farm lands"|
|2.||extensive - having broad range or effect; "had extensive press coverage"; "far-reaching changes in the social structure"; "sweeping reforms"|
|3.||extensive - large in number or quantity (especially of discourse); "she took copious notes"; "extensive press coverage"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"|
|4.||extensive - great in range or scope; "an extended vocabulary"; "surgeons with extended experience"; "extensive examples of picture writing"; "suffered extensive damage"; "a wide selection"|
|5.||extensive - of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor; "producing wheat under extensive conditions"; "agriculture of the extensive type"|
intensive - of agriculture; intended to increase productivity of a fixed area by expending more capital and labor; "intensive agriculture"; "intensive conditions"