Associations to the word «Comprehensive»


COMPREHENSIVE, adjective. Broadly or completely covering; including a large proportion of something.
COMPREHENSIVE, noun. (British) A comprehensive school.
COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL, noun. (British) a normal secondary school, accepting pupils of all abilities; replaced the secondary modern schools and grammar schools
COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of comprehensive school

Dictionary definition

COMPREHENSIVE, noun. An intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge; "she took her comps in English literature".
COMPREHENSIVE, adjective. Including all or everything; "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education".
COMPREHENSIVE, adjective. Broad in scope; "a comprehensive survey of world affairs".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King