Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is comprehensive, it includes everything that is related.

Examples: (adjective) The syllabus is very comprehensive; it covers everything that a first year student needs to know about African history. (adjective) The essay includes a comprehensive list of problems affecting the environment.

Synonyms: adjectives: complete, thorough.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 D